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THOMAS MORRIS

Voice Type:

Tenor

Nationality:

French

Country:

France

Languages (fluent):

English, Italian, French

Thomas Morris

THOMAS MORRIS - TENOR - BIOGRAPHY
Website : http://www.thomas-morris.com/
YouTube : http://www.youtube.com/user/morrisopera

The french tenor Thomas Morris was born in Paris. He studied voice with Georgette Rispal of the Paris Opera, while studying humanities and russian at the university of Paris-Sorbonne. He received first prize at the superior singing competition of Paris conservatories, and also won prizes at many international competitions, including those of Marseille, Trevise, Marmande, and Verviers. He was awarded the french music high prize at the Henri Sauguet/Yves Saint-Laurent international competition.

Thomas Morris has sung in many of europe's most important theatres including those in Paris, Strasbourg, Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, Montpellier, Bordeaux, Toulon, Avignon, Rennes, Tours, Nantes, Lille, Rouen, Auvers-sur-Oise, Caen, Compiegne, Ancona, Bologne, Cagliari, Cosenza, Genoa, Macerata, Martina Franca, Naples, Padua, Rome, Treviso, Torino, Venice, Baden-Baden, Dresden, Cologne, Bregenz, Vienna, Geneve, Lausanne, Prague, Bratislava,Vilnius and Seoul. Particularly appreciated for the character tenor roles, he is also an accomplished artist for recitals and oratorio.

Among his recent appearances are roles in: "Les contes d'Hoffmann", "Les mamelles de Tirésias", "Andrea Chénier", "Die Zauberflöte", "Turandot" by Puccini, "Turandot" by Busoni and "Madama Butterfly" at the Macerata Opera Festival ; "La Grande duchesse de Gerolstein" and the gala evening "Pier Luigi Pizzi, una vita nella musica" at the Fenice Theater in Venice ; "La juive" at the Lithuanian National Opera (Vilnius) ; "Ariadne auf Naxos", "Les Aventures du roi Pausole", "La grande duchesse de Gerolstein", "La Gioconda" and "La vie parisienne", "Dialogues des carmélites" and "Boris Godunov" at the Nice Opera house ; "Candide", "Garibaldi en Sicile", "Carmen" and "L'enfant et les sortilèges" at the San Carlo Theater in Naples ; "Les mamelles de Tirésias" at Lyon, Cologne and Prague Opera houses and with the BBC SO at the Barbican Theater in London ; "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" at the Cagliari Opera house ; "Il cappello di paglia di Firenze" at Turin, Lausanne and Genoa Opera houses ; "Les mamelles de Tirésias", "Le gendarme incompris", "Falstaff", "Street scene », "Les brigands" and "Dialogues des carmélites" at the Toulon Opera house ; "Turandot" at the Sejong Center for Performing Arts in Seoul ; "Der Vampyr" at the Comunale Theater in Bologne ; "René l'énervé" at the Nancy Opera house ; "Wozzeck" at the Royaumont Foundation ; "Le roi malgré lui" and Recital at the Wexford Opera Festival ; "La vie parisienne" at the Lyon Opera house ; "Candide" at the Rome Opera house ; "Fra Diavolo" at the Wallonie Royal Opera house ; "Opium Rhapsodie" (Poulenc) at the Piccolo Festival del Friuli Venezia Giulia (Trieste) ; "Manon" at the Lausanne Opera house ; "La vie parisienne" at the Strasbourg Opera house ; , "Ali baba", "Trissotin" and "La Fuite !" by Macha Makeïeff on tour ; "Geneviève de Brabant" by Offenbach at the Montpellier Opera House" ; Ariadne auf Naxos" at the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa ; "Hin und zurück" and "L'heure espagnole" at the Muse Theater in Ancona ; "Dialogues des carmélites" at the Avignon Opera house ; "Maximilien Kolbe" (Salle Ravel), "Le tour de Gaulle musical d'Astérix" (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées), "Le Carrosse du Saint-Sacrement", "Fra Diavolo", "La chanson de Fortunio", "Les mamelles de Tirésias" and "Les brigands" (Opéra Comique), "René l'énervé" (Théâtre du Rond-Point) and "Louise" (Opéra Bastille) in Paris.

Thomas Morris has recorded "The cunning little vixen" (Bregenz - CD ORF), "La grande duchesse de Gerolstein" (Martina Franca - CD Dynamic), "Dialogues des carmélites" (Dresde - CD Audiolis), "Le premier cercle" (Lyon - CD Harmonia mundi), "Mélodies françaises" (CD Henri Lemoine), "Evgeni Onegin" (Baden Baden / Paris - DVD Arthaus), "Les contes d’Hoffmann" (Macerata - DVD Dynamic), "Madama Butterfly" (Macerata - DVD Naxos), "Die Zauberflöte" (Macerata - Rai 3 / Paris - France 3), "Turandot" (Macerata / Séoul), "La juive" (Vilnius - LTV), "Carmen" (Paris - France 2 / Naples - Rai 3), "Les mamelles de Tirésias" (Lyon / Mezzo), "Les brigands" (Paris / France 2), "Pier Luigi Pizzi, una vita nella musica" (Venise - Rai 3), "Mélodies françaises d'humour et d'esprit" (Montpellier - France Musique / Mezzo), "René l'énervé" (Paris - DVD Copat), "Ali Baba" (Marseille / France 2 - Arte - TV5 Monde), "Trissotin" (Marseille - France 2), "Traversée du Comique" (Opéra Comique) ; "Spots Beethoven" (Philharmonie de Paris).

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