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Ray Chenez opens the 2016-17 season in the role of Hunahpú in Henry Purcell's The Indian Queen.

Grand Théâtre de Genève (September 4, 2016)
Kölner Philharmonie (September 7, 2016)
Die Glocke - Bremen (September 10, 2016) 
Konzerthaus Dortmund (September 11, 2016)

©Julien Benhamou

©Julien Benhamou

hasse in london

Ray Chenez makes his London debut as Olinto in Hasse's Demetrio at Cadogan Hall on September 21, 2016.


Ifigenia in Aulide in Würzburg

"Chenez boldly defies the gods with clearly focused coloratura and numerous changes of register." as Achille in Cherubini's Ifigenia in Aulide.
- Online Musik Magazin 
- July 24, 2016

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©Ben van Duin

Rossi's Orfeo returns in 2017

Ray Chenez returns as Nutrice/Amore in March 2017 at Opéra Royal de Versailles, Opéra National de Bordeaux, and Théâtre de Caen.

"Doubling as the Queen Mother (Nutice) then a rebellious teenager, bare-midriff (Amore) his double nature is quite simply stunning!"
-Forum Opera


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©Julien Benhamou

nerone debut in 2017

Ray Chenez will make his debut as Nerone in Monteverdi's L'Incoronazione di Poppea in June 2017 at Theater Bielefeld.

opera news rising star

"Ray Chenez's countertenor is bold and assertive, but also warm-toned and luxurious. He has a naturally electric presence, and his diction is precise no matter how high he sings."

-Brian Kellow, Opera News

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