Aurélie Jarjaye’s contact with music starts by learning the piano and she graduates from the CRR Lyon in 2009. In parallel with this course, she starts singing and joins the Notre-Dame de Paris choir. In 2010 she is admitted to the HEM Lausanne and obtains her Master degree in June 2015 as well as the Fritz Bach Prize for the excellence of her academic performance.
During her studies, she notably sings the Governess in Britten’s Turn of the Screw under the baton of Aurélien Azan Zielinski and directed by Armand Deladoey.
She makes her operatic debut as Mrs. Phidias in Christiné’s Phi-Phi as part of a Swiss tour, at the Opéra de Lausanne and the Vichy Opera. She is soloist in King David by Honegger conducted by Benjamin Levy and in Bottesini’s Requiem at the Victoria Hall in Geneva.
In 2015-2016 she is noticed for her performance as the Princess at the Lausanne Opera in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges production and by her collaboration with the conductor Bertrand de Billy for a series of concerts with the Orchestre National de Lorraine and the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
In Vienna, where she presently achieves her professional training, she recently played the part of Dircé in Campra’s Idomeneus at the Schönbrunn Theater.
In 2020, she played the role of Marei in the new production of the rare Traumgörge by Zemlinsky at the Opéra National de Lorraine, in Nancy, and at the Dijon Opera.
Recently, she won the Second Opera Prize and the Massenet Prize at the Georges Enesco International Competition.