Biography

The Franco-Swedish baritone Emerik Malandain begins his apprenticeship as a singer at the age of 30. He quickly received the teachings of renowned singers and singers such as Gilles Cachemaille, Tom Krause, Damon Nestor Ploumis, Rachel Sparer Bersier and Antonio Carangelo.

He also perfected his interpretation with artists such as Dalton Baldwin.

Aware of his potential, several organizations supported  him, such as «Académie musicale de Villecroze»  or the « Lyric Opera Studio»  Weimar where he received  a scholarship.

In 2013, he was finalist in the Antonin Dvorak international competition in Karlovy Vary and in 2014 he was Semi-finalist of the international competition «Opéra en Arles».

His professional engagements led him to sing with conductors such as Olaf Storbeck, Oliver Weder, Frantisek Drs, Gonzalo Martinez, Pierre Trefeil, Jean-Marie Curti, Paul Hess, Sébastien Brugière, Natacha Casagrande and Jonathan Griffith in several countries such as France, Sweden, Germany, the Czech Republic or Switzerland where he collaborated with the «Opera Studio de Genève» and the «Grand Théâtre».

He has collaborated with well-known orchestras such as l’Orchestre de Chambre de Genève, l’Orchestre de chambre de Lausanne, l’Orchestre des musiciens d’Europe, l’Orchestre de la Suisse romande,the Karlovy vary and the Rudoslstadt symphonik orchestras.

On stage he performed roles such as Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte, Sprecher in Die Zaüberflöte, Don Giovanni, the police agent in Gian Carlo Menotti’s The consul or Dottore Grenvil in Verdi’s La Traviata.the monarch and the dragon in Les Enfants du Cristal by Jean-Marie Curti or Wagner in Charles Gounod’s Faust.

His concert repertoire includes various works such as Te Deum and Mass in D by Atonin Dvorak, Messa di gloria by Puccini, Te Deum No. 1 by Joseph Haydn, Kemptener Te deum by Franz Xaver Richter , Dixi Dominus by Jan Dismas Zelenka, Missa Sacra by Robert Schumann, De Profundis by Michel-Richard Delalande, Requiem by Gabriel Fauré and the Requiem by Camille Saint Saëns, Schubert's Mass in G, Gustav Mahler ‘s Symphony No. 8, Brahms ' Requiem, and Karl Jenkins' The Bards of Wales.

He also performs gala concerts with several orchestras or with pianists such as the Magnus Svensson in the Swedish house of nobility in Stockholm.