Vikrant Subramanian is an Indian Baritone from New Delhi. He started his vocal studies with soprano Situ Singh Buehler at the age of 16 years. After two years of studies, he received a scholarship from the Neemrana Music Foundation and the French government, to pursue his studies in Paris, France. There, he studied under the soprano Isabel Garcisanz for six years, at the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris, Alfred Cortot. He also received scholarships from the Ecole Normale for six consecutive years, and finished his studies in 2014. He was also part of the International OpernStudio at the Staatstheater Nürnberg.
He made his debut at the age of 19, with Zurga (Les pêcheurs de perles) in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has, since then, performed in a number of festivals and operas, both in France and abroad. He performed the role of Fiorello (Barber of Seville) and performed in a number of concerts in the festival ‘Nuits d’été de Corte’. He also interpreted the Roles of Morales, and El Dancaire (Carmen) in New Delhi, as well as in the Lyrique en Mer Festival. He sang in the Rhapsodie Negre (Poulenc) and Escamillo in extracts from Carmen, at the festival Folle Journee au Japon in Tokyo, Japan.
He also interpreted the following roles in New Delhi – Le Roi (Si j’etais Roi), Malatesta (Don Pasquale) and Mercutio (Romeo et Juliette), with different conductors and orchestras from around the world. He sang the role of Der Vater (Hansel und Gretel) with the Peniche Opera, which was performed in various theaters, including the Salle Pierre Cardin in Paris. He also performed various times with the Opera de Massy , that included a modern opera – Paneolito, as well as various concerts and Oratorios. He sang as Marco (Gianni Schicchi) and Silvio (Pagliacci) at the Lyrique en Mer Festival.
He interpreted the roles of Barone Douphol (La Traviata) and Silvano (Un Ballo in Maschera) in 2015, Morales (Carmen), and Marullo (Rigoletto) as well as title roles like Osman and Adario (Les Indes galantes) and Zurga (Les pêcheurs de perles) at the Staatstheater Nürnberg in 2016. He sang the role of Falke (Die Fledermaus), and the Old Doctor (Vanessa) at the Stadttheater Bremerhaven in 2016-17. He also interpreted Pantalone and Farfarello (L’amour des trois Oranges) in the same season at the Opernhaus Wuppertal.
He also won a number of prizes, including the First Prize in the ‘All India Vocal Competition’ (2007) in the Senior Category (17-35 years). He received the Prize “Special Basse/Baryton” in the ‘Concours International de chant des Chateaux en Medoc’ in Bordeaux, France in 2013. He won Second Prize and the Prix du Public in the ‘Concours International de chant Luxembourg’, also in 2013.
He is currently the Baritone Soloist in the musical ensemble of the Stadttheater Bremerhaven in Germany.