Recognized as one of the best character tenor of his generation, Antoine Normand sings in most French theatres, defending a rich repertoire of some hundred works from ancient music to contemporary creation.
Among his signature roles : Don Basilio / Don Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), The Four Servants (The Tales of Hoffmann), Chaplain (Dialogues des Carmélites), Teapot / Arithmetic / Reinette (L’Enfant les sortilèges) the Husband (Les Mamelles de Tiresias), Hadji (Lakmé), Guillot de Morfontaine (Manon), Schmidt (Werther), Remendado (Carmen), Goro (Madama Butterfly), Pang (Turandot), Spoletta (Tosca), Scaramuccio / Brighella (Ariadne auf Naxos), Monsieur Triquet (Eugene Onegin)…
He has also performed in international festivals, such as Wexford (La Dame Blanche and Zampa), the Berlioz Festival in Lyon (Les Troyens), Radio France-Montpellier (Salome), and the Chorégies d’Orange (The Tales of Hoffmann) and theatres abroad : Copenhagen (Dialogues des Carmélites), Liège (Madama Butterfly, Turandot …), Brussels (Man of La Mancha), and Teatro alla Scala (Carmen).
Among recent engagements, Antoine Normand has performed at the Opéra de Tours in Il Trittico, L’Heure espagnole, Madama Butterfly, La Belle Hélène, SADMP and Trouble in Tahiti ; at the Reims Opera in La Bohème ; at the Opéra-Théâtre de Metz in Il Trittico and at the Opéra de Saint-Etienne in La Vie Parisienne.
During the 17-18 season, he played the role of Old Faust (Gounod’s Faust) in Nadine Duffaut ‘s production in Avignon and Massy, as well as Marinoni in Offenbach’s Fantasio at the Opéra de Rouen. The next season, he sang again the Old Faust at the Nice Opera.
Recently, he played the King Bobèche in Offenbach’s Bluebeard at the Marseille Opera, in the new production by Laurent Pelly.