Chantal Santon Jeffery dessus
Chantal Santon Jeffery is acclaimed as one of the most accomplished French sopranos of the present day. She has embodied numerous roles in operas by Mozart (Donna Anna, Donna Elvira, Fiordiligi, the Countess Almaviva), Britten (the Governess in The Turn of the Screw), Purcell (King Arthur, Dido and Aeneas), Haydn (the title role of Armida), Rameau (La Gloire in Le temple de la Gloire), and has also sung operettas and contemporary music.
She has been invited to perform in prestigious venues in Europe, America, and Asia. Her many recordings feature Baroque, Classical, and Romantic French operas and oratorios but also works by Mozart, Martinez, Stradella, Da Gagliano, Purcell, J. Ch. Bach, etc.
Recent releases: “Brillez, astres nouveaux!”, a recital of French Baroque opera arias with the Orfeo Orchestra, under the baton of György Vashegyi; Maître Peronilla by Offenbach with the Orchestre National de France, conducted by Markus Poschner; Jephté by Montéclair and Dardanus by Rameau, again with the Orfeo Orchestra.