Jodie Devos

Jodie Devos

Jodie Devos Marco Borggreve

The prize-winning soprano was voted Young Vocal Artist of the Year by the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) and has received critical acclaim for her recording of Offenbach.


    Jodie Devos studied at the Institute of Music and Pedagogy in Namur, then obtained a Master of Arts at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Having won prizes at several competitions, in 2014 she was awarded the Second Prize and the Audience Prize at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth of Belgium Competition, and entered the Academy of the Opéra-Comique in Paris the same year. In 2015 she was voted Young Vocal Artist of the Year by the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA).

    Jodie Devos now pursues an international career, performing under the baton of such conductors as Paolo Arrivabene, Laurent Campellone, Mikko Franck, Leonardo García Alarcón, Philippe Jordan, Dmitri Jurowski, Louis Langrée, Antonello Manacorda, Enrique Mazzola, Marc Minkowski, François-Xavier Roth, Christophe Rousset and Guy Van Waas. Among the renowned directors she has worked with are Romeo Castellucci, Denis Podalydès, Emilio Sagi and Bob Wilson.

    Her luminous timbre and virtuosity enable her to sing the most emblematic roles of the coloratura soprano repertory, including Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Eurydice (Orphée aux Enfers), Lakmé, Königin der Nacht (Die Zauberflöte), Blondchen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Adèle (Le Comte Ory), Marie (La Fille du régiment), Philine (Mignon), La Fée (Cendrillon), Le Feu, Le Rossignol and La Princesse (L'Enfant et les sortilèges), Adele (Die Fledermaus) and Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).  Particularly acclaimed for her diction and acting skills, she is also a successful interpreter of the French operatic repertory comique, in such works as Le Timbre d’argent (Saint-Saëns), La Nonne sanglante (Gounod), Les Mousquetaires au couvent (Varney), Le Chalet (Adam) and Le Domino noir (Auber). Jodie Devos records exclusively for Outhere Music France.