The French soprano Natalie Dessay began her career in coloratura roles. Her virtuoso precision, always at the service of a strong expressiveness, quickly secured her a place in the most prestigious international opera houses. Over the years, the artist has broadened her repertoire, playing Lucia (Lucia di Lamermoor), Violetta (La Traviata), Marie (La Fille du régiment), and Manon (Manon). Versatile and curious, Natalie Dessay has also developed a rich recital career, and has allowed herself a few forays into the world of early music, chanson, jazz and music hall. For several years now, she has been regularly applauded as a recitalist and actress.