Nicolas Legoux

Nicolas LegouxNicolas Legoux was born in Nantes (France). After studying piano and organ he began his vocal training in Paris and subsequently continued his studies in Austria, first at the University for Music in Graz, later at the University in Vienna, where he worked with several teachers such as KS Marjana Lipovsek and KS Eliane Coelho. Furthermore he participated within several master classes in Madrid, Krakow, Strasbourg and Vienna with Régine Crespin and Graham Johnson to name just a few.


In 2009 he made his debut at the Vienna Musikverein with the creation of an oratorio by G. Track: Abraham und Isaac, singing the part of Abraham. He recently recorded his first CD for Naxos: Die Göttin der Vernunft by Johann Strauß.


Recent performances on the concert platform include Mozart’s Requiem and C minor Mass at the Vienna Karlskirche and Haydn’s Sieben letzte Worte at the Vienna Stephansdom.


Among his past operatic engagements are the title role in Händel's Giulio Cesare with the Progetto Semiserio in Vienna, Rossini's Il Signor Bruschino at the Schärding Festival, Tosca in Valencia and Gijón and Madama Butterfly at the Wetzlar Summer Festival.


In 2011, after a tour with Mozart's Requiem in Hungaria and Slovenia he sang Masetto and Commendatore in Mozart's Don Giovanni with the L.E.O. Opera Company in Vienna.


In 2012/2013 he was touring China with the Vienna Strauß Orchestra, performed Ferrando in Verdi’s Il Trovatore in Vienna and made his debut as Biterolf in Tannhäuser at the Richard Wagner Festival Wels.


In 2014 he could be heard as Angelotti in Tosca at the Longborough Festival and as Brabantischer Edler in Lohengrin at the Wagner Festival Wels.


Engagements in 2015 included Biterolf in Tannhäuser and Steuermann in Tristan und Isolde at the Wagner Festival in Wels, his first King Marke in Tristan und Isolde and Ceprano in Rigoletto at the Longborough Festival.


In May 2016 Legoux made his debut at the Staatstheater Darmstadt as Sparafucile in Rigoletto, where he also performs Zuniga in Sandra Leupold's new production of Carmen.


Engagements of the 2016/17 season included new productions of Così fan tutte (Don Alfonso), Tosca (Angelotti) and Tannhäuser (Biterolf) at the Staatstheater Darmstadt.


In the 2017/18 season Nicolas Legoux performs Colline in La bohème at the Opéra Comique of Paris and Daland in The Flying Dutchman (role debut), Angelotti as well as Don Alfonso at Staatstheater Darmstadt.


Among his future engagements beyond 2017/18 is a new production of Thomas' Hamlet at Opéra Comique.


November 2017