Singer Soprano

Margot Genet


Exciting end-of-season in Gelsenkirchen

At the end of a fully packed season, Margot Genet is back to the Gelsenkirchen Musiktheater taking part in a production consisting of two one-act operas: Das Wundertheater by Hans Werner Henze and Wachsfigurenkabinett by Karl Amadeus Hartmann. Das Wundertheater, Henze’s first opera (in the 1948 original version written as an „opera for actors“, revised for singers in 1965), is based on The Altarpiece of the Wonders, an intermezzo within Cervantes’ Don Quixote). Hartmann’s Wachsfigurenkabinett (Waxworks) remained unfinished in 1928. Being very familiar with Hartmann’s music, Henze pursued the completion of the piece together with composer-colleagues Wilfried Hiller and Günter Bialas committed not to change a single of Hartmann’s notes. Right after this interesting project Margot will happily join the Atelier Lyrique of the Verbier Festival Academy!


One opera-studio joined by four opera-companies

Margot Genet proceeds determinedly her own way, drifted ashore by favourable winds as well as significant recognition. In June she was awarded the scholarship "Malvina et Denise Menda" from the Opéra Comique in Paris, followed by the invitation as an awardee of the Royaumont Foundation to sing the role of Poppea in a production of Haendel's Agrippina. As from this season 2021/22 she is a member of the NRW opera-studio which offers her the opportunity to join numerous stage-productions of four different German Opera Companies: Dortmund, Essen, Gelsenkirchen and Wuppertal. Starting in Gelsenkirchen with Eurydice in Orpheus in the Underworld and followed by one of the title-roles in The Sultan’s Children in Dortmund, a world-premiere by Avner Dorman.

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Ariane et Barbe-Bleue at the Lyon Opera

In 2019 Margot Genet made her debut at the Lyon Opera in L’enfant et les sortilèges (roles of the Princess and the Nighingale). With the permission of the virus she will be back soon to this prestigious stage, taking part in a new production of Dukas’ Ariane et Barbe-Bleue (role of Ygraine) being currently rehearsed. Livestream on March 24, 2021 at 19:30 (GMT+1) on


We are glad to welcome Margot Genet to our artists’ roster. Born in Limoges (France) in 1994 the soprano took vocal- and violoncello-lessons in her home-town before pursuing her studies at the Geneva Haute Ecole de Musique and at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Her first roles on stage were Drusilla in L’incoronazione di Poppea, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro and Elle in La Voix humaine. In 2019/20 she performed the roles of The Fire, The Princess and The Nightingale in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges at the Opéra de Lyon. Next season she will be back to the Opera Studio of the Opéra de Lyon, taking part in a staged production of Dukas Ariane et Barbe-Bleue (role of Ygraine) as well as in an Offenbach-gala-concert. Concurrently she will also join the Académie Musicale Philippe Jaroussky.