French Mezzosoprano studied musicology at the Tours University and vocal studies with the Jeunes Voix du Rhin which is the young artists’ development program at the National Opera du Rhin in Strasbourg.
She continued her studies with Udo Reinemann and then with Grace Bumbry and Brigitte Fassbaender, and made her debut in 2008 as Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma at the Bologna's Comunale Theater and in Germany at the Wildbad Opera Festival in Pacini’s Don Giovanni in Donna Anna. In 2009 she sang the role of Carmen for the first time at the Comunale Pavarotti in Modena and at the Alighieri Theater in Ravenna and Charlotte in Massenet’s Werther opposite Giuseppe Filianoti under the baton of Alain Guingal.
In July 2009, Ms Chauvet was Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni at the Avenches Festival in the staging of Giancarlo del Monaco and debuted 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.
Subsequent appearances have been in Naples in 2010 at the San Carlo as Carmen, Dalila opposite Jose Cura for the Seoul Opera Festival in 2011, Carmen at the Festival de Sanxay (France), Mère Marie in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmelites in Massy, Juliette in Berlioz Romeo et Juliette in Amsterdam, and a highly successful’s US debut with Opera Orchestra of New York as Adriano in Wagner’s Rienzi conducted by Eve Queler.
In the spring of 2012 she was well reviewed for her Fenena in Verdi’s Nabucco (Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center).
Ms Chauvet opened the Verona Arena’s season in a Zeffirelli production of Don Giovanni and was Adalgisa in Norma at the Greek Theater in Taormina before she joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera for a highly successful debut as Sesto in Mozart’s Clemenza di Tito in December 2012.
In 2013 include Mère Marie in Dialogues of the Carmelites (Grand Theatre de Bordeaux), Kostelnichka in Jenufa (Avignon) and Rosina in Barbiere di Siviglia (Beijing, Naples, Oman), Verdi Requiem (Washington Choral Society at Kennedy Center), Adriano (Capitole de Toulouse).
Recents Highlihts include Sara in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux opposite Mariella Devia at Carnegie Hall with Opera Orchestra of New York, a debut at the Salzburg Festival in Dalbavie’s Charlotte Salomon, Reine Gertrude in A.Thomas's Hamlet opposite Patricia Ciofi, Jean-Francois Lapointe , Nicolas Teste in Avignon, Carmen (Washington National Opera), Malher n.2 (Fabio Luisi, Carlo Felice Genova), Gala with Rundfunk-sinfonieorchester Berlin ( Diego Matheuz, Konzerthaus Berlin), Laura in Gioconda (Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile), and a return at the MET of New york as Nicklausse in Tales of Hoffman.
This season , Géraldine will be Fenena (Staatsoper Hamburg) , Donna Elvira (Tyrol Landesteater Innsbruck), Carmen (Verona Arena), Placido Domingo Gala ( Verona Arena), Giulietta (Tales of Hoffman).