Céline Barcaroli

After studying the flute, she changes focus and sings at the heart of the Children’s Choir of the Nice Opera, before taking classes in Chant and Lyric Art with Albert Lance. After studying with Claude Méloni at the Conservatory of Marseille, she switches to the Conservatory of Nice to take lessons with Catherine Decaen. In 2005 she receives her Musical Studies Diploma with Distinction.
She goes on to perform at the Sacred Music Festival of Nice, as well as at the Opera of Nice in the role of Juliet in the “Petit Ramoneur” by Britten. Prize-winner of various competitions and awarded by the “Opérette” magazine, she debuts at the Odéon Theatre in Marseille in the Operetta “The Musketeers at the Convent”. Since then, she has interpreted many big titles of this repertoire: “Le Pays du Sourire”, “The White Horse Inn”, “Mr. Cauliflower will be at Home on...” etc.
She is invited regularly to perform sacred music and is, since 2006, a member of the Miscellaneous Voice and Guitar Duo, which has been welcomed at multiple festivals - notably the International Festival of Menton. In 2009 she played Carolina in “The Secret Marriage” in Monaco, and in Spring 2010 she will be in the role of Miss Ellen in the opera Lakmé - again in Monaco. Since 2007 she is one of the artistic directors of “La Compagnie Pantai”.

Tristan Manoukian

After being selected by Julian Bream to participate at the “Rencontres Musicales d’Evian “ in 1996, Tristan Manoukian receives a First Prize at the Conservatory of Marseille, where he studied with René Bartoli. In 1999 he completes his degree program at the Superior National Conservatory of Paris with a First Prize as a student of Alberto Ponce, as well as gaining the “Diplôme de Formation Supérieure.”
Prize-winner of the International Guitar Competition of Aix-en-Provence, he appears as a soloist at various festivals - Ile de Ré, Vittel, Castellamare en Sicile, to name a few. He also takes part in several ensembles (Ysire, Rosaces, Polychronies), which play throughout France and abroad.
With his two current ensembles, the Alchemy Guitar Duo and the Miscellaneous Voice and Guitar Duo, he plays unpublished works that he arranges himself.
He is also a composer of film music for documentaries (L’Album de Juliette, L’île de Chelo), and took part in the recording of a CD by the French Society for Contemporary Music.
Tristan Manoukian owns an Aptitude Certificate and currently teaches at the Regional Conservatory of Nice.