BIOGRAPHY

Originally from Marignane in the South of France, Adrien Mastrosimone began his professional career as a dancer with the Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Switzerland. He later went on to work with European companies such as Alias Compagnie in Geneva, Switzerland, Les Jeunes Ballets de France, Paris and Les Ballets du Nord in Roubaix France. He then worked internationally on shows Choreographed by Harrison McEldowney, Sherry Zunker, Frank Chaves, Georges Reich and Minnie Madden and performing a season of  ‘Les Follies de Paris” in Reno, Nevada.

 

In 2006 Adrien moved to London, where he would sign with Robert Kelly Management and immediately be cast in West End shows including 'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Savoy Theatre; where he played The Fiddler and was delighted to be part of original London cast recording.  He made his Royal Opera House, Covent Garden stage debut in Korngold’s 'Die Tote Stadt’ and returned to appear as a dancer and actor in La Traviata, Cendrillon, Falstaff, The cunning Little Vixen, Nabucco, Dialogues des Carmelites, La Rondine, Tosca, La Fille du Regiment, The Rake’s Progress, Manon, Don Carlo and Artaxerxes at the Linbury Theatre.  He worked on the premier of Medea at the ENO directed by Sir David McVicar and Beatrice et Benedict at Glyndebourne directed by Laurent Pelly.

 

After Adrien then went on to sing in many operas to critical acclaim including Joe Austin and conducted by Oliver-John Ruthven for Hampstead Garden Opera. He later sang the title role in the all male production of CarMen with Secret Opera Directed by Robin Pieta and conducted by Andrew Charity.

 

Adrien went on to study singing at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and sang in many operas to critical acclaim including Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The refugee in Dove’s Filght, Ottone in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea and Orlando in Handel’s Orlando. His 6 piece Ensemble Andromeda performed together for many years specialising in early Baroque and Renaissance music. 

 

In 2017  Adrien wrote his first sell-out cabaret show for the Toulouse Lautrec, Kennington and named it 'Mon Manège à Moi'  and since has created many successful shows including his award winning ‘Une Vie en Rose’ (Best Music Performance - Buxton Festival 2018). 

 

Along with his 3 piece band,  Adrien performs and International Songbook of music from Henry Purcell, Charles Aznavour, Rufus Wainwright, Mina to Kurt Weill, Jerry Herman and Edith Piaf. Having performed at Live at Jazz@ Pizza Express and The Shoreditch Treehouse, Adrien’s cabaret home is the Toulouse Lautrec in Kennington where he is cabaret Artist in Residence. His eclectic show Voyages au Cabaret is performed on the last Thursdays of the month.