One of the world’s leading baritones, Ludovic Tézier makes regular guest appearances at many of the world’s great opera venues: Metropolitan Opera in New York, Staatsoper in Vienna, Opera National de Paris, Deutsche Oper Berlin, La Scala in Milan, Liceu in Barcelona, The Capitole in Toulouse, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Festivals of Salzburg, Bregenz, and Glyndebourne, and Chorégies d’Orange, just to name a few.
He has sung under the baton of numerous conductors including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Evelino Pido, Myung-Whun Chung, Antonio Pappano, Riccardo Muti and Philippe Jordan.
His repertoire includes the title roles in Hamlet, Eugene Onegin, Don Giovanni, and Werther (baritone version), Renato (Un Ballo in Maschera), Ford (Falstaff), Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Germont (La Traviata), Valentin (Faust), Chorèbe (Les Troyens), Wolfram (Tannhäuser), and Marcello (La Bohème).
In the more recent past he sang the role of Marc-Antoine (Cléopâtre) at the Salzburg Festival and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Don Carlo (La Forza del Destino) at the Liceu in Barcelona and the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Escamillo (Carmen), Marcello, Giorgio Germont, Scarpia (Tosca) and the Count di Luna (Il Trovatore) at the Paris Opera, Alphonse XI (La Favorite) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the Capitole in Toulouse and the Salzburg Festival, Posa at the Teatro Regio in Turin, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the Bayerische Staatsoper and the Vienna Staatsoper, Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Paris Opera and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Valdeburgo (La Straniera) at the Marseille Opera, Don Carlo (Ernani) at the Monte Carlo Opera, Amonasro (Aida) in Rome in a concert version conducted by Antonio Pappano (recorded for Warner Classics), the title role in Rigoletto at the Capitole in Toulouse, and the title role in Macbeth at the Liceu in Barcelona.
He recently enjoyed great success in the role of Posa in the new production of Don Carlo at the Paris Bastille, as well as in spring of 2018, when Ludovic Tézier was highly acclaimed for his performances at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in the role of Alphonse XI (La Favorite) and Scarpia (Tosca) at the Salzburg Easter Festival and the Semperoper Dresden.