After graduating from the Rueil-Malmaison Regional Conservatoire, French-Brazilian mezzo-soprano Yete Queiroz began her career with the roles of a china cup and a dragonfly (L’Enfant et les sortilèges ) at the Théâtre de Levallois, followed in the same year by Dorabella (Cosi fan Tutte).
She was then invited by the Académie du Festival d’Aix-en-Provence to sing her debut performance of Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) directed by R. Brunel. She also took part in the Festival de Radio France at the Opéra National de Montpellier in the role of la Voix Humaine (Granados’ Goyescas) conduted by A. Altinoglu. She then sang the Second wood sprite (Rusalka) at the Opéra de Montpellier, Lola (Cavalleria Rusticana) in Saint-Etienne, Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) in Marseille, Malika (Lakmé) at the Opéra-Comique in Paris.
Her first title roles were Djamileh (Bizet) and Carmen in various theatres and festivals in France, notably with the Concerts de Poche company. In December 2014, the Opéra Studio de Lyon offered her the role of Third wood sprite (Rusalka) conducted by K. Chudovsky and directed by Herheim.
She has also been invited to sing sacred repertoire with a number of orchestras : the Orchestre National de Montpellier for Porpora’s Salve Regina and Paisiello’s Stabat mater (French premiere conducted by B. Ellin at the Théâtre de Sète and at the Montpellier’s Corum), and the Opéra de Dijon’s orchestra for Schubert’s Messe as-dur under the baton of G. Madaras.
She has recently sung Zerlina (Don Giovanni) at the Opéra National de Lyon, Néris (Cherubini’s Medée) at the Opéra de Dijon, Croute au Pot (Offenbach’s Mesdames de La halle) in Lyon, Néris (Cherubini’s Médée) in Rouen, Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Oreste (La Belle Hélène) at the Opéra National de Lorraine-Nancy, and given concert performances of Offenbach with Opéra-Comique in Paris.
Forthcoming projects include : Mercedes (Carmen) at the Opéra de Dijon.