Vincent Ordonneau has specialized as a character tenor: The Four Servants in The tales of Hoffmann, The Remendado in Carmen, Mr Triquet in Eugene Onegin, Schmidt in Werther, L’Aumônier in Dialogues des Carmélites, The Holy Fool in Boris Godunov, Sellem in The rake’s Progress, Bardolfo in Falstaff, Basilio in Le Nozze di Figaro, Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos, Torquemada in The Spanish Hour and others. Thanks to his ability to sing high notes (up to the high E) he can also interpret the Astrologer in The Golden Cockerel.
He works with Paolo Arribaveni, Evelino Pidò, Bertrand De Billy, Paolo Carignani, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, William Christie, Sir Antonio Pappano, Paolo Olmi, Jean-Yves Ossonce, Kazuki Yamada, Benjamin Levy, Sébastien Rouland, Jonathan Cohen.
He collaborates with directors including Laurent Pelly, Francesca Zambello, Adrian Noble, Pierre Audi, Paul-Emile Fourny, Elena Barbalich, Ezio Toffolutti, Federico Grazzini, Macha Makeïeff, Dominique Pitoiset.
The Tales of Hoffmann at the Covent Garden, has been released in DVD in July 2017.
Invited at Covent Garden, in Rome-Santa Cecilia, at the Concertgebouw, in Paris at the Opéra Comique, at the Granada International Music Festival, in Cagliari, in Luxembourg, at the Dutch National Opera, in Paris – Théâtre du Châtelet, at the Mariinsky-St Petersburg, at the Opéra de Lyon, at the Kölner Philharmonie, he makes his debut at the Théâtre du Capitole in 2017.
In 2018/19, amongst the new roles that he adds to his repertoire: Le Doyen de la Faculté in Massenet’s Cendrillon, and Pong in Turandot.