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©Julien Benhamou

ray impresses in london debut

"Chenez whipped out an unceasing cascade of rounded high notes." as Olinto in Hasse's Demetrio at Cadogan Hall.
-Bachtrack
-September 23, 2016.


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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.


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live on bbc radio

Ray Chenez performs 2 arias from Hasse's Demetrio and speaks with host Suzy Klein live on BBC Radio 3's "In Tune."
- Listen
-September 16, 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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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


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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