© Pascal Casagrande
An alumnus of the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, the Swiss baritone Vincent Casagrande trained under the tutorage of Peter Edelmann and Florian Boesch, having previously studied with Janet Williams in Berlin and Jörg Dürmüller in Lausanne. In 2019 he received support from the Friedl Wald Foundation and in 2020 he was awarded the Leenaards Cultural Grant.
Recent Highlights include Guglielmo Così fan tutte, Marcello La Bohème, Ramiro L’Heure Espagnole in Béatrice Lachaussée’s new production of Opera Zuid and Pelléas Pelléas et Mélisande in Théâtre de l’Athénée Paris.
Vincent performed also as Korolev in Laika the space dog in Fribourg and in Opera Comique in Paris.
On the concert platform he sang recently Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten with the Webern Kammerphilarmonie and Erwin Ortner, the famous Bach’s Cantata Ich habe genug with L’Ensemble baroque du Léman and Lullys Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme with the Collegium Musicum Baroque Orchestra in Schloßtheater Schönbrunn in Vienna.
A dedicated recitalist his most recent appearances include a Liederabend with Eric Cerantola in Geneva and songs from Duparc and Schoeck in Vienna with Andreas Fröschl. He will be singing at Salle Paderewsky in Lausanne in January 2023 together with Florent Lattuga and in June 2023 the Italienisches Liederbuch from Wolf together with the Mezzo Sophie Marilley at the Briare Festival, in France.