A native of Montauban in the South of France, Anaïs Constans began her vocal training with Béatrice Viliare. She got a degree at the Conservatoire of Toulouse (class of Jacques Schwarz) and in musicology in June 2011. From 2011 to 2013, she was a trainee at the CNIPAL in Marseille, continuing her studies with Claudine Ducret, Jean Marc Bouget and Nino Pavlenichvili.
In 2012, she won the 1st Prize for French Melody and the 2nd Prize for Opera at the International Competition of Marmande and the 3rd Prize for women and the Public Prize at the International Competition of Toulouse. In 2013, she was awarded the 1st & New talent Prize in the International Competition of Mâcon and in 2014, she won the 3rd Prize for Female Singers at Operalia and the 3rd Prize at the Montserrat Caballé international competition. More recently, she was a finalist at the Montreal International Competition, where she won the Lied/French mélodie Prize and the Prize for the best semi-finals recital.
Anaïs’s operatic projects have included Offenbach’s Orphée aux Enfers et La Belle Hélène under Jean-Christophe Keck, Sauguet’s La Chartreuse de Parme at the Opéra de Marseille, Diane Orphée aux Enfers at the Opéra National de Lorraine (Nancy), Miss Ellen Lakmé under Laurent Campellone at the Opéra-Théâtre de Saint-Etienne, Pauline La Vie Parisienne in Toulon, Pisana in Verdi’s I Due Foscari at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, Musetta La Bohème at the Festival de Gattières, and Voce del Ciel in Don Carlo at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux under Alain Lombard. She recently sang Miss Helen Lakmé in Marseille, Berta Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Opéra-Bastille, the Voce del Ciel Don Carlos in Marseille, the Shepherd in Tannhaüser in Monte Carlo.
As a concert performer, she has a wide repertoire of oratorios, among them: Dvořak’s and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Rutter’s Magnificat and Mass Of Children, Bach’s Himmelfahrts Oratorium, Dubois’ Les Sept Paroles du Christ, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Poulenc’s Gloria, Vivaldi’s Magnificat, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Schubert’s Mirjam’s Siegesgesang, Jenkins’ The Armed Man, Mozart’s Krönungs Messe and Haydn’s Die Schöpfung.
Recent and future plans include her first Micaela and first Blanche de La Force at the Capitole Toulouse, Cendrillon by Isouard, a coproduction with French theatres and Palazetto Bru Zane, also a rare Offenfach at the Theatre des Champs- Elysees, Donna Anna in Toulon and Quebec, Suzanna, Pamina, Mimi in Toulouse, Micaela in Monte-Carlo, rare operas by Saint-Saens, Cherubini in Monte-Carlo and Budapest.
She is also doing recitals with the Spanish -French guitarist Thibaut Garcia.