After his studies at the CRR in Rennes and receiving a diploma of Music Studies in singing, piano and composing, Davy Cornillot also graduated from Masters programme in singing at the CNSMD in Lyon, where he studied under Brian Parsons and Françoise Pollet.
The artist debuted in opera at the age of 19, playing the role of Phœbus in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen at the Rennes Opera. He also presented his prowess in comedy and ballet, playing in Monsieur de Pourceaugnac by Molière-Lully, together with Les Malins Plaisirs.
These days, the singer can be heard on many stages in the country and worldwide, starting from numerous festival, such as the International Baroque Opera Festival in Beaune, Festival de la Chaise-Dieu, Festival in Aix-En-Provence, Ambronay Festival, MAfestival in Bruges, Oudemuziek in Utrecht and many more.
The artist also works with numerous ensembles, such as Ensemble Correspondances, Ensemble Pygmalion, Accentus, Les Nouveaux Caractères, Ensemble Consonance, La Main Harmonique, Ludus Modalis and Capella Sanctae Crucis, with whom he performs as a part of the ensemble and as a soloist. He also participated in many recordings praised by music magazines.
The singer, fascinated by the Baroque repertoire, especially music written by J.S. Bach, loves the role of the Evangelist in St. John Passion and St. Matthew Passion - both of which he has the opportunity to perform often.