Emilien MARION began his musical carreer with the piano. He entered the Conservatory of Lyon and was one of Hervé Billaut's students. He obtained his prize with the highest honours. Meanwhile he developed his skills with the celebrated Uruguayan pianist Carlos Cebro. In 2005, he won the 1st prize at the piano competition of Teresa Llacuna, achieving Excellence. In 2006, he joined the Paris Conservatory under the guidance of Fernando Rossano and obtained his prize with the highest honours. He has played under the direction of conductors such as Arie Van Beek with the Orchestra of Auvergne and Natalie Marin with the Ensemble Orchestral de l'Isère. He has also performed in venues such as the teatro la Fenice in Venice, the Duomo of Orvieto, the Moliere Room and Célestins theater in Lyon, the Parc Floral de Vincennes and Vienne's Theater. In la Scala, Milan in 2010, Emilien received personal compliments from Placido Domingo for his piano accompaniment during the Operalia Competition.
He has been singing and has been passionate about theater ever since he was a child, leading to his natural passion for opera . He is the finalist of the International Opera Competition of Marseille in March 2014 and of Beziers in April 2014.
Emilien enters the Ecole Normale of Music Alfred Cortot in Paris in the classes of Daniel Ottevaere and Mireille Larroche in October 2016. He is supported by sponsorship from the Assofi foundation.
Among the decisive meetings of recent years, we must mention Alexia Cousin in 2019 and in March 2022 with the tenor Daniel Gàlvez-Valejo.
Emilien received advices from Ludovic Tezier, Karine Deshayes, Dame Felicity Lott and Leontina Vaduva
during master class.
Emilien obtains his TB singing prize at the Aubervilliers La Courneuve Conservatory
in the class of Daniel Delarue and at the Paris Conservatoire in the class of Michèle Command.
Emilien was selected to participate in Yann Beuron's master class at the Lille Opera in February 2018.
Emilien is invited to sing at the Grand Rex in Paris, for the 60th anniversary of franco-chines friendship and at UNESCO in February 2024. He sang a piece composed by Qigang Chen, a famous chinese composer.
Emilien is invited by the virtuoso pianist Lang Lang to sing at the Seine Musicale during his The Disney Book tour, on June 25, 2023. They are accompanied by the Pasdeloup Orchestra conducted by Vincent Renaud.
He created the role of General Anton in Napoleon in Seoul, South Korea in spring 2023, composed by Timothy Williams with a libretto by Andrew Sabiston and adapted for the first time in French by Laurent Bàn.
He is Wenceslas in Gipsy at the Théâtre de l'Odéon in Marseille in May 2022.
Emilien is invited to sing at the Princes and Princesses Ball in Monaco alongside Inva Mula in 2020.
Emilien reprises the role of Alfredo from Verdi's Traviata at the Théâtre Blanche de Castille on March 6 and 8, 2020.
He is Marius in Les Misérables with the Seoul Orchestra in South Korea in 2021 conducted by Hyuckjin YUN.
He sang during the Louis Vuitton fashion show to close Fashion Week with the Ensemble Sequenza 9.3, dressed by Milena Canonero (4 Oscars).
He is Maxence in Les Demoiselles de Rochefort in Gstaad with Roumen Kroumov and directed by Carole Bajac on February 9, 2020.
Emilien is re-invited to the Aix les Bain festival for Croute au pot in Mesdames de la Halle d'Offenbach, tenor in the Grand Gala d'Opéra and Operette, and Nathanaël in Les Contes d'Hoffmann in July 2019
Emilien sings as a soloist in "Once upon a time Broadway" at the Palais des Congrès in Paris alongside Hélène Ségara, Liane Foly, Pierre-Yves Duchesne...on October 6 and 7, 2018.
Emilien is Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly by Puccini directed by Takenori Némoto at the Nigella Festival on May 26, 2018.
Emilien is Alfredo from Verdi's Traviata at the Théâtre de Naples in Paris on June 29 and July 5. At the Château de Romenay on August 25, 2018.
He is Ottokar in Strauss' Baron Tzigane at the Aix les Bain Festival on July 22 and 23.
Emilien is Nardo in Il filosofo di campagna by Galuppi at the Valentiana auditorium and orchestra conducted by Olivier Fortin in February 2018.
He is Claude in O my beautiful stranger by Reynaldo Hahn, directed by Pierre Catala and musical direction by Benjamin Laurent in February 2018.
Emilien will perform in recital on April 8 at the Théâtre de Neuilly with Thomas Le Colleter on piano, in a recital ranging from Schubert, Strauss, A, Verdi, Kalman...
He sings the role of Azor in Zémire et Azor by Grétry with the ensemble Les Paladins directed by Jérôme Corréas and in a production by Mireille Larroche season 2017-2018 at the Grand Auditorium of the BNF and at the Salle Cortot.
In june 2016, Emilien will sing the role of Alfredo in Traviata by Verdi.
In january, he sang the role of Roger in Yes! by Maurice Yvain staged by Christophe Mirambeau in Paris.
Emilien was Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni at The Summer Street Festival in London, july 2015, under the direction of Alexander Korovitch.
Emilien is the Tenor solo of the Requiem of Mozart with the Bastille 's Orchestra in Chartes Cathedral, juin 2015.
He is Ganymède dans Galathée of Victor Massé with the egyptian soprano Amira Sélim and L'Oiseleur des Longchamps in febrary 2015.
Spring 2015, recital with the soprano Sandrine Buendia in Théâtre d'Aix les bains, arias and duets .
In 2006, he played Lucas in Saint-Etienne in the comic opera by Gounod " Le médecin malgré lui", and he sang at the auditorium of the Lyon Opera.
In 2008, he played Clem and Alfred in " Le petit Ramoneur" by Benjamin Britten staged by Natasha Cashman, under the
musical direction of Sofi Jeannin musical director of Maitrise de Radio France. At the end of that year, Emilien sang with the Maitrise de Radio France in Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Lille and Versailles. The Versailles concert was broadcast on France Musique.
In 2010, he sang the role of Pluton (Orphée aux Enfers) in the Renaudie's Theater directed by Daniel Delarue. In the following month, he was the soloist in the Mozart's Mess in Ut in Rouen.
ti.direction of Didier BenetOctober 2010, Emilien was Tamino (Magic Flute) created in residence at Raymond Duffaut and in the theater de la Porte Saint-Martin in Paris, directed by Antoine Herbez and with the musical
In 2011, he was the Chevalier de la Force (Dialogue des Carmelites) and also Tamino in Paris.
At the end of 2011, he played Pâris (La belle Hélène) at the theater of Neuilly under the direction of Romain Dumas and staged by Frederic D'Elia.
In 2012, he was Tybalt (Roméo et Juliette) under the direction of Dominique Trottein. And he was the tenor in the show "Renaissance" written by Fréderic Lenoir
and composed by Michele Tadini created in the Trianon theater in Paris.
In 2014, he sang Le petit Faust from Hervé with the company Les Frivolités Parisiennes at the Déjazet Theater in Paris under the direction of Julien Leroy and staged by Rémi Préchac.
Since 2008, Emilien has the great honour of receiving advice from Madam Janine Reiss who was Maria Callas's pianist and vocal coach as well as other major names in the music profession and Janine Fourrier.
Emilien has been working as a tenor, pianist and actor for the past five years with the stage director Georges Lavaudant and acted in La nuit de l'Iguane (Tennessee William) in the MC 93 Bobigny, Fado Alexandrino (Lobo Antunes), La stratégie d'Alice et Reviennent les lucioles (Serge Valetti) for les Nuits de Fourvière in Lyon, La Mort de Danton (Georg Büchner) in the MC 93 Bobigny.