Participation in the jury of the first edition of the international competition "Les grandes voix lyriques d'Afrique"

Jury chaired by Patricia Petibon

Competition organized by the NGO "Women of Africa" ​​(president: Patricia Djomseu)

Concert of the winners of the competition in Paris, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in April 2022 (information here)


Patricia Petibon, Soprano, President of the Jury

Vincent Balse, Conductor, Pianist, Chamber Orchestra of Lyon, Professor at the CNSM in Lyon and at the University Jean Moulin Lyon III

Marielle Cafafa, Conductor

Laurent Campellone, Managing Director, Opéra de Tours

Valérie Chevalier, Managing Director, Opéra Orchestre Montpellier Occitanie

Patricia Djomseu, President, AFRICA LYRIC'S OPERA (Organizer of the competition)

Robert Expert, Countertenor, Professor at the CNSM in Lyon and at the CRD in Bobigny

Jérôme Gay, Deputy director, Opéra de Toulon Provence Méditerranée, Président of Génération Opéra

Loïc Lachenal, Managing Director, Opéra de Rouen Normandie

Julia Lagahuzère, President, Opera for Peace

Susan Manoff, Professor at the CNSMDP, Pianist and former Deputy Choir Director of the Paris Opera

Alexander Neef, Managing Director, Opéra de Paris (finale)

Christophe Rizoud, President, FORUM OPERA

Fabienne Voisin, Managing Director, Orchestre National d'Ile-de-France