The French soprano Marie Cayeux is winner of the 2nd Prize at the 2022 Arles Opera Competition, winner of the 3rd and Audience Prizes at the 2022 Hurn Court Opera Competition, recipient of the Tracey Chadwell Memorial Award at the 2021 Wigmore Voiceworks and a 2021 Leeds Lieder Festival Young Artist. Marie has recently graduated from the Alexander Gibson Opera School in Glasgow, where she was supported by the Sybil Tutton Opera Award and the Hamilton Duval Music Foundation. Marie made her debut with the Bayreuth Festival Chorus as soprano this summer. Recent roles include Papagena, Mrs P. (Nyman’s The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat), Princess Laoula (Chabrier’s L’étoile), and Louisa (Cui’s A Feast in Time of Plague). On the concert stage, Marie has collaborated with Graham Johnson in Poulenc’s Life and Songs; she performed Ravel’s Trois poèmes de Stephane Mallarmé with RCS chamber orchestra and was soprano solo in Mahler’s 4th Symphony and Mozart’s Exsultate, Jubilate with Glasgow International Symphony Orchestra last season.