Ellen is a soprano who specializes in classical music and jazz. Of Italian and Dutch descent, Ellen Giacone began learning the piano and violin when she moved to Paris at the age of 8. She started to train her voice in 2002, while studying biology at the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris. Developing a special taste for baroque repertoire, she was praised by the New York Times in 2008 for her interpretation of Händel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day at Carnegie Hall under the baton of Ton Koopman. On stage, she sang various operas and oratorios: Rousseau’s Devin du Village (2006), Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (2009, 2014), Mozart’s La finta giardiniera (2011), Händel’s Messiah (2011). She recorded the solo part in Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor with the OCUP (2011) and her first solo album Vocalise Ave Maria was released in 2014 (Monthabor Musique). She has joined the Monteverdi Choir conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner for various projects all over Europe in 2012 ad 2013. From 2008 to 2014 she was a founding member of the French ensemble Athénaïs, conducted by Laurence Pottier, who released two albums focused on French baroque motets, Anima Christi (2011) and O Amor Jesu (2014). In Paris, she sings regularly with La Tempête (formerly Europa Barocca/Luce del Canto, Simon-Pierre Bestion), Pygmalion (Raphaël Pichon), Accentus (Laurence Equilbey) and Les Arts Florissants (William Christie). Since 2010 she started singing jazz music after having studied the double bass with Christian Gentet for several years. In 2017 she joined AUM Grand Ensemble, a collective of 14 musicians, who plays oniric works composed by its leader Julien Pontvianne (You’ve never listened to the wind, Onze Heures Onze, 2017). In 2018 she created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbo and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz.WWW

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Ellen is a soprano who specializes in classical music and jazz. Of Italian and Dutch descent, Ellen Giacone began learning the piano and violin when she moved to Paris at the age of 8. She started to train her voice in 2002, while studying biology at the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris. Developing a special taste for baroque repertoire, she was praised by the New York Times in 2008 for her interpretation of Händel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day at Carnegie Hall under the baton of Ton Koopman. On stage, she sang various operas and oratorios: Rousseau’s Devin du Village (2006), Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (2009, 2014), Mozart’s La finta giardiniera (2011), Händel’s Messiah (2011). She recorded the solo part in Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor with the OCUP (2011) and her first solo album Vocalise Ave Maria was released in 2014 (Monthabor Musique). She has joined the Monteverdi Choir conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner for various projects all over Europe in 2012 ad 2013. From 2008 to 2014 she was a founding member of the French ensemble Athénaïs, conducted by Laurence Pottier, who released two albums focused on French baroque motets, Anima Christi (2011) and O Amor Jesu (2014). In Paris, she sings regularly with La Tempête (formerly Europa Barocca/Luce del Canto, Simon-Pierre Bestion), Pygmalion (Raphaël Pichon), Accentus (Laurence Equilbey) and Les Arts Florissants (William Christie). Since 2010 she started singing jazz music after having studied the double bass with Christian Gentet for several years. In 2017 she joined AUM Grand Ensemble, a collective of 14 musicians, who plays oniric works composed by its leader Julien Pontvianne (You’ve never listened to the wind, Onze Heures Onze, 2017). In 2018 she created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbo and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz.WWWW

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Ellen is a soprano who specializes in classical music and jazz.

Of Italian and Dutch descent, Ellen Giacone began learning the piano and violin when she moved to Paris at the age of 8. She started to train her voice in 2002, while studying biology at the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure of Paris.
Developing a special taste for baroque repertoire, she was praised by the New York Times in 2008 for her interpretation of Händel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day at Carnegie Hall under the baton of Ton Koopman. On stage, she sang various operas and oratorios: Rousseau’s Devin du Village (2006), Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (2009, 2014), Mozart’s La finta giardiniera (2011), Händel’s Messiah (2011). She recorded the solo part in Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor with the OCUP (2011) and her first solo album Vocalise Ave Maria was released in 2014 (Monthabor Musique).
She has joined the Monteverdi Choir conducted by Sir John Eliot Gardiner for various projects all over Europe in 2012 ad 2013. From 2008 to 2014 she was a founding member of the French ensemble Athénaïs, conducted by Laurence Pottier, who released two albums focused on French baroque motets, Anima Christi (2011) and O Amor Jesu (2014). In Paris, she sings regularly with La Tempête (formerly Europa Barocca/Luce del Canto, Simon-Pierre Bestion), Pygmalion (Raphaël Pichon), Accentus (Laurence Equilbey) and Les Arts Florissants (William Christie).

Since 2010 she started singing jazz music after having studied the double bass with Christian Gentet for several years. In 2017 she joined AUM Grand Ensemble, a collective of 14 musicians, who plays oniric works composed by its leader Julien Pontvianne (You’ve never listened to the wind, Onze Heures Onze, 2017).

In 2018 she created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbo and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz.


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    uniE621 AUM Grand Ensemble
    "I never kept sheep", composed by Julien Pontvianne From the album "You've Never Listened To The Wind" (Onze heures onze, 2017) #aumgrandensembleWW
    uniE603 Body & Soul Consort - I Got Rhythm
    In 2018 Ellen created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbao and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz. In this song composed in 1930 by Ira & George Gershwin, the verse is an introduction to the famous chorus, where rhythm progressively comes in, joining the voice and baroque intruments, creating new colours and sounds. #music #crossover #jazz #baroqueWW
    uniE603 Body & Soul Consort - Amour, cruel amour
    In 2018 Ellen created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbo and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz. "Amour, cruel amour" is an air de cour, French song from the 17th century, by Sébastien Le Camus, re-arranged as a bossa nova. #music #crossover #jazz #baroqueWW
    uniE603 Body & Soul Consort - My Baby Just Cares For Me
    In 2018 Ellen created Body & Soul Consort, a quartett (voice, double bass, theorbo and percussions) whose aim is to create boundaries between baroque music and jazz. #music #crossover #jazz #baroqueWW

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