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Sabine Devieilhe (born 12 December 1985) is a French operatic coloratura soprano.
Devieilhe was born in Ifs, near Caen, France, on 12 December 1985 into a non-musician family – her parents are specialized educators, although her older sister teaches singing and violin.
She began her musical apprenticeship at the Ifs school of music before entering the Caen Conservatory at the age of twelve in order to study the cello. Influenced successively by conductor Valérie Fayet, and singing teachers Jocelyne Chamonin (Caen Concervatory), Martine Surais (Rennes Conservatory), Pierre Mervant, Malcolm Walker and Elène Golgevit (Conservatoire de Paris), she became a lyrical singer.
After graduating from high school at the Lycée Malherbe, Sabine Devieilhe obtained a diploma in musicology and ethnomusicology at the Rennes 2 University. In parallel to her studies, she joined the choir of the Opéra de Rennes. She participated as a chorister in a production of The Flying Dutchman by Richard Wagner in 2002. Her voice was praised and she became a soloist. In 2008, she entered the Conservatoire de Paris in the singing class of Pierre Mervant. In 2011 she was unanimously awarded first prize, with the jury's congratulations.
In 2013, she signed an exclusive contract with the music label Erato. In 2013, she released her first recital album devoted to Jean-Philippe Rameau with the ensemble Les Ambassadeurs [fr] directed by Alexis Kossenko. In 2013-2014, she sang the role of the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute by Mozart at the Opéra national de Lyon and the Opéra national de Paris. In 2014, she sang in Lakmé by Léo Delibes at the Opéra-Comique. In 2016, with the Paris Chamber Orchestra conducted by Christopher Franklin and the choirs Les Cris de Paris, she performed Amina in La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini, at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris.
She is often praised by critics.