©Julien Benhamou

©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.
-September 23, 2016.

©Julien Benhamou

©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.


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

©Ben van Duin

©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


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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