Géraldine Chauvet was born in Bayeux in France and studied musicology at the University of Tours and vocal studies with the Jeunes Voix du Rhin after which she continued studies with Udo Reinemann and then Grace Bumbry, making her debut in 2008 as Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma at the Comunale Theater of Bologna. In 2009 she sang the role of Carmen at the Comunale Pavarotti in Modena followed by the same role in the Zeffirelli production of Carmen at Verona under the baton of Placido Domingo, who later invited her to appear with him in Tokyo under the auspices of the Arena di Verona singing the last act of Carmen televised by NHK.
During the season 2015-16 she sung Carmen at Washington National Opera, where she has done Fenena in Verdi’s Nabucco, performing at the Kennedy Center. Ms Chauvet has opened the Verona Arena’s season in a new Zeffirelli production of Don Giovanni. 2012 she made her debut at Metropolitan Opera as Sesto in Mozart’s Clemenza di Tito and 2013 included Rosina in Barbiere di Siviglia in Beijing and Verdi’s Requiem at Kennedy Center.
Recent performances included Sara in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux at Carnegie Hall with Opera Orchestra of New York, a debut at the Salzburg Festival in Dalbavie’s Charlotte Salomon, Carmen opening the season at New Orleans and Reine Gertrude in AmbroiseThomas' Hamlet in Avignon.