Alexandre Baldo pursues an intense and versatile career as a bass-baritone and a viola player.
As a singer and viola player of the baroque Ensemble Mozaïque, he won the first prize and the audience prize of the international competition Rheinsberger Hofkapelle in Germany, January 2020. These distinctions offer him and the Ensemble 5 artist residencies and a series of concerts for the 2020/21 season of Musikakademie Rheinsberg, Germany.
With his Baroque Ensemble Parnasso in Festa, Alexandre Baldo sang in 2019 Ercole’s role from Porpora’s serenata Deianira, Iole ed Ercole. The festivals Les Musicales du Bocage and Flam’ gave the French premieres of this forgotten Neapolitan work.
In June 2019 he performed, as a soloist, Terpsichore by G. F. Händel under the baton of Alfredo Bernardini and Ashley Solomon at the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci, Amaryllis Fleming Hall in London and Mozarteum University in Salzburg.
Alexandre Baldo made his first appearances as a soloist with the ensembles Ensemble 1756 and Bach Werk Vocal Salzburg, singing in a series of cantatas by J.S.Bach, G. Telemann and G.F.Händel in October 2019
He attracted the attention of the Italian audience by performing Arie di bravura by G.F.Händel and A.Vivaldi during a recital given in July 2017 at the Castello di Manta, as part of the Marchesato Opera Festival in Saluzzo.
Alexandre Baldo studies in Switzerland under the guidance of Luciana Serra in Lugano and Silvana Bartoli in Zürich. He also regularly receives the coaching of Philippe Jaroussky.
Parallel to his occupation as a singer, Alexandre Baldo has established himself as a viola player specialized in both fields of historical and modern performance. He obtained an Artist Diploma and a Master’s Degree at Mozarteum University, where he studied from 2016 to 2020 with Veronika Hagen and Rainer Schmid. He has also taken part in numerous master classes across Europe and in the U.S., with violists including Kim Kashkashian, Pierre-Henri Xuereb and Michael Strauss.
Alexandre Baldo received a one-year contract for a tutti position at Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg during the 2019 season. He has also been selected as a viola section leader for the 2018 Mahler Academy under the baton of Lahav Shani.
His acquaintance with Reinhard Goebel in 2017 is determinant and encourages him to develop his activities toward the historical performance practice. Playing regularly with him since 2020, Alexandre Baldo is section leader of baroque orchestra Concerto München in Munich since 2018 and a member of Ensemble Diderot in Paris from 2020. He is also invited on a regular basis to perform with Orchestre Les Siècles.
What's more, Alexandre Baldo has drawn attention for many years in the Fine-Arts world. His engravings have received numerous prizes and have been hosted by prestigious exhibitions in France (Salon d’Automne de Paris, Salon de Barbizon) and Belgium (International Graphic Arts Exhibition in Bruges).