Biography

Sophie performs in Europe, Asia and the United States. Her knowledge of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary repertoires stems from her experience, talent and thirst for learning. She is the first Carmen at the Saïgon Opera House in Vietnam, a role she went on to perform on various French national stages, and then Saint-Saëns’s Frédégonde in the same house, Jacqueline in Gounod’s Le Médecin malgré lui at the Saint-Etienne Opera House Nancy Tang in Adams’s Nixon in China at the Théâtre du Châtelet. She premiered the role of Galathée in Pesson’s Pastorale at the Théâtre du Châtelet. She sings Candelas in Falla’s El Amor Brujo, Ulrica in Verdi’s Masked Ball at Mancinelli Theatre in Italy, Offenbach’s La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein, La Périchole, etc…

Performances

February 7, 2024
Music for 18 musicians
February 29, 2024
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March 22, 2024
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Press

“A warm, powerful, melodious voice… Magnificent!”

La Provence newspaper

“Sophie Leleu plays Frédégonde with aplomb, singing with malice and subtlety.”

London’s Opera Magazine, Bradley Winterton

“A nanny bursting with joie de vivre!”

Der Neue Merker, Walter Nowotny

Publications

"De Femmes en Femmes" album

Edition of my new creation "Sur l'étoffe de mon âme" - Commissioned by Ensemble ARS NOVA
(scheduled for March 2024)

Agenda

Sophie Leleu will be back on stage soon.

22/03/2024

Concert / ARS NOVA Ensemble

Premiere of my new piece "Sur l'étoffe de mon âme" for contralto voice, string quartet and piano, followed by Chausson's Chanson Perpétuelle / Festival Electrosession

29/02/2024

Carmen Flamenco / Scène en Grand Pic Saint-Loup

role of Carmen / La Scène en Grand Pic Saint-Loup / Saint-Gély du Fesc

Cies Influenscènes and Flamenco Vivo

08/02/2024

Music for 18 / Lieu Unique

Concerts on February 8 and 9, 2024 with the Links ensemble at Le Lieu Unique, Nantes