Born in Madagascar, Sahy Ratia joined the CNSM in Paris in 2014 and Opera Fuoco’s operatic workshop where he had the opportunity to collaborate with such personalities as David Stern, Véronique Gens and Laurent Naouri. In June 2014, he participated in the creation of Nicolas Bacri’s opera Cosi Fanciulli at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées. In June 2017 he obtains his DNSPM (final diploma) with unanimously top grade distinction.
From June to September 2018, he sang the Remendado (Carmen) for Opéra en plein air and conducted by Vincent Renaud. In December 2018, he played Facio (Fantasio by Offenbach) at the Opéra National de Montpellier, before covering Chapelou (Le Postillon de Lonjumeau by Adam) at the Opéra Comique, and singing Nemorino (L’Elisir d’amore) at the Avignon Opera in May 2019 with great success.
In September 2019, he was Goro (Madama Butterfly) at the Opéra National of Montpellier and took part in a concert with the Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice. He made also his debut in the role of Pâris (La Belle Hélène) at the Theater of St. Gallen and sang the tenor part in Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle with La Co[opéra]tive.
At the Opéra Comique, he covered Georges Brown (La Dame blanche by Boieldieu), before singing the role of Prince Ramir (Cendrillon by Isouard) in Caen, Nemorino and Ajax 1 (La Belle Hélène) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées.
During the 2021-2022 season, he was Kornélis (La Princesse jaune by Saint-Saëns) and Haroun (Djamileh by Bizet) in Tours and Tourcoing, as well as Georges Brown with La Co[opéra]tive on tour in France. Then he sang for the first time the Duke of Mantua in a shortened version of Rigoletto at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, before recording Djamileh with the Palazzetto Bru Zane and playing Don José in an original and unusual Carmen Street at the Aren’Ice in Cergy-Pontoise.
In 2020, he is selected as the ADAMI tenor Classical Revelation (a very prestigious French distinction).
Most recently, he made his debut at the Berlin Staatsoper as Marzio (Mitridate) under the baton of Marc Minkowski, sang his first Tonio (La Fille du Régiment) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with Hervé Niquet, as well as the role of Ali (Zémire et Azor by Grétry) at the Opéra Comique and Gilbert (Lucie de Lammermoor) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. He was also Sir Bruno Robertson (I Puritani) in Athens.
His projects for the 2023-2024 season include Marzio again at the Berlin Staatsoper, Pedrillo (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées with the Concert de la Loge, Mercure (Orphée aux Enfers) at the Hamburg Elbphilharmonie conducted by Marc Minkowski, Ali in Tourcoing, the Fishman (Le Rossignol by Stravinsky) and the Reporter from Paris/Monsieur Lacouf (Les Mamelles de Tirésias) at the Nice Opera, as well as the tenor part in Mozart’s Requiem with the Cercle de l’Harmonie at the Festival de Saint-Denis.
Later, he will be Ruodi (Guillaume Tell) at the Lausanne Opera, the Chevalier de la Force (Dialogues des Carmélites) at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and Séraphin (Giuditta by Lehar) at the Opéra du Rhin.