In March 2006 he sang the role of Yniold in Debussy's Pélleas et Mélisande with the Opéra de Rouen and was described by critics as "the best actor in the cast" for his "astonishing stage confidence" and the 'best child Yniold ... ever heard'. In April 2006 he performed as one of three boy soloists in Henri Dutilleux's moving symphonic opera "The Shadows of Time" at Opera Bastille under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen and in the presence of the famous 90 year old composer. Louis-Alexander is fluently bilingual: his mother is English and his father French.
He is also an accomplished classical dancer and played the title rôle in Joseph Russillo's Le Passeur especially choreographed for him at the Théatre de la Ville in Paris in May 2005. In early 2006 he danced the forest bird in Robert Wilson's impressive Ring Cycle at the Châtelet in Paris. In summer 2006 he sang first boy in Mozart's Magic Flute in Paris and gave a recital of mainly French art songs for the fringe of the Three Choirs Festival in England. He played Jimmy the Little boy in the version concert of the opera the Elephant Man of Gerald Petitgirard in Salle Pleyel in Paris on February 19, 2008.
He is also part of the six-member group Vox Angeli which released its first CD in February 2008. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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