Mathias Vidal studied Musicology at the University of Nice and studied singing with teacher Christiane Patard. He graduated from the Paris Conservatory in 2003. He was awarded the title of “Révélation Classique” from the ADAMI in 2007.

 

Praised for his qualities in the baroque repertoire, he took part in many operas by Monteverdi, Purcell, Rameau, Lully, Cavalli, Campra, Boismortier… In the French light-music repertoire, he sang in such productions as Orphée aux Enfers, La Vie Parisienne, La Périchole, Fra Diavolo, La Belle Hélène, La Veuve Joyeuse, Le Dilettante d'Avignon, Barbe-Bleue, Les Chevaliers de la Table Ronde, La Fille de Madame Angot... His repertoire also includes Italian bel-canto roles such as Nemorino from L'elisir d'amore, Ernesto from Don Pasquale, Elvino from La sonnambula, Almaviva from Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Ramiro from La Cenerentola and the title-role of Le Comte Ory. He also sings the French romantic repertoire together with the 20th century and contemporary pieces.

 

In the past few seasons, he was heard in the role of Tamino from Die Zauberflöte, Ferrando from Cosí fan tutte, Orphée from Orphée et Eurydice, as well as in many title-roles: Platée (Rameau), Orlando Paladino (Haydn), Le Comte Ory (Rossini), Cinq-Mars (Gounod), Faust from La Damnation de Faust (Berlioz), Der Zwerg (Zemlinsky)…

He was heard with many orchestras and orchestral ensembles (Les Musiciens du Louvre, Les Talens Lyriques, Pulcinella, Amarillis, L’Arpeggiata, Le Genève Baroque, Le Palais Royal, Le Poème Harmonique, La Cappella Mediterranea, Les Ombres, La Chapelle Harmonique, Les Nouveaux Caractères...) and regularly sings concerts with the Palazzetto Bru-Zane as well as with the Versailles Baroque Music Centre.

He is very much in demand on the lyric stages in France as in the rest of Europe, Asia, the US and in Russia. He regularly takes part in live and studio recordings in a broad and versatile repertoire.

 

His projects for season 2021-2022 include Abaris from Les Boréades and Ernesto from Don Pasquale in Oldenburg, Léopold from L’Auberge du Cheval Blanc in Lausanne, the title-role of Platée in Toulouse and Thespis also in Platée at the Paris Opera, together with many concerts (Grands Motets by Gervais, Circé by Desmarets, L’Orfeo and Vespro della Beata Vergine by Monteverdi, Zoroastre by Rameau, Ariane et Bacchus by Marais…).