A képzés az Akadémián igen nehéz, időnként igen kemény volt: aki végigcsinálta, igazi zenészként került ki onnan.

Solti György

Benabdallah, Yanis

2016. augusztus 26.

Voice: Tenor

Country of birth: Hungary

Date of birth: 30 January 1986


The Hungarian-Maroccan tenor earned his first music degree as a pianist and choir conductor at Sorbonne University. Then he was awarded an honour’s degree in Voice at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris (Paris Music School) in 2014 under the wings of Daniel Ottevear. His current masters are Olga and Vladimir Chernov but has taken masterclasses with Dame Felicity Lotte, Barbara Hendrix, Inva Mula, Mireille Delunsh, François Leroux and Tito Capo Bianco. He came first at the “Young French Talent” gala in Monaco and at the UPMCF in Paris in 2010. He has sung the parts, among others, of Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Tamino in The Magic Flute or Don José in Carmen. Besides operas, he often collaborates in oratarios and cantatas as a soloist.

Competition Repertoire


Liszt: Enfant, si j'étais roi (V. Hugo)

Gluck: Unis dès la plus tendre enfance – Pylades’ Aria from Iphigénie en Tauride

Weber: Nein, länger trag' ich nicht die Qualen – Max’s Aria from Der Freischütz


Mozart: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön – Tamino’s Aria from Die Zauberflöte

Berlioz: Inutiles regrets – Enée’s Aria from Les Troyens


Verdi: Ah, la paterna mano – Macduff’s Romance from Macbeth

Bizet: Flower Song (La fleur que tu m’avais jetée) – Don José’s Aria from Carmen

Tchaikovsky: Kuda, kuda, kuda vy udalilis (Where have you gone) – Lensky’s Aria from Eugene Onegin