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Philippe Jaroussky (born 13 February 1978) is a French countertenor. He began his musical career with the violin, winning an award at the Versailles conservatory and then took up the piano before turning to singing. He is noted for a virtuosic coloratura technique and for compelling and enlivened interpretations of baroque cantatas and operas.

Jaroussky was inspired to sing by the Martinique-born countertenor Fabrice di Falco. He received his diploma from the Early Music Faculty of the Conservatoire de Paris. Since 1996, he has studied singing with Nicole Fallien. He has formed his own ensemble called Artaserse, and also often performs with the Ensemble Matheus under Jean-Christophe Spinosi and with L'Arpeggiata under Christina Pluhar.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2004 Un concert pour Mazarin Philippe Jaroussky 1
2005 Virtuoso Cantatas Vivaldi; Philippe Jaroussky, Ensemble Artaserse 1
2006 Beata Vergine: Motets in the Virgin from Rome and Venice Philippe Jaroussky 1
2007 Heroes: Vivaldi Opera Arias (Ensemble Matheus feat. countertenor: Philippe Jaroussky, conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi) Philippe Jaroussky 1
2008 Vivaldi Nisi Dominus Stabat Mater Antonio Vivaldi; Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Philippe Jaroussky, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ensemble Matheus 1
2008 Carestini: The Story of a Castrato Philippe Jaroussky 1
2009 Opium: Mélodies françaises Philippe Jaroussky, Jérôme Ducros 1
2010 Caldara in Vienna: Forgotten Castrato Arias Philippe Jaroussky 1
2011 Requiem Gabriel Fauré; Philippe Jaroussky, Matthias Goerne, Eric Picard, Chœur de l'Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre de Paris, Paavo Järvi 1
2011 Duetti Philippe Jaroussky, Max Emanuel Cencic & William Christie 1
2012 Voice Philippe Jaroussky 4 1

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