fabienne was born in 1969, in the historic town angers in the loire valley, france. having studied violin for six years, she moved into singing at the age of 15, studying under bernard demigny at the conservatory of music of dijon, burgundy. at 18, she returned to angers, and studied at the conservatory of music there, initially under bernard duval and later– between 1987 and 1994 – under yves sotin. during this time she won a gold medal in both singing and chamber music at the conservatory, and also – in 1990 – made the finals of the singing competition in alès.
in 1994, she left france for the united kingdom where she attended the guildhall school of music and drama. there she completed a two-year post-diploma vocal-training course, taking singing lessons with david pollard.
in 1997 she won the minack theatre prize for her interpretation of the role of violetta in la traviata. in 1998 she was a finalist in le concours international de mélodies françaises de ville d’avray.
over the years fabienne has developed a career in entertainment where she adds naughtiness and fun to her interpretation of famous arias. she sings opera and interacts with the audience beautifully.
Culture and Theatre
since the 1660s covent garden has never missed a chance to put on a performance
the first record of covent garden street entertainment came in 1662, when samuel pepys’ diary notes that a marionette show featuring a character named punch took place on the piazza. today, the custom continues.
for centuries, culture vultures have swooped on covent garden. they obviously relished the area’s eclectic, ever-changing mix or opera, ballet , musical theatre and drama, from highbrow and mainstream to fringe and beyond, all tastes are catered for and all emotion are stirred. no other urban quarter in the world has two great opera house and more than twenty thriving theatres