Over the last 20 years since he studied philosophy and then voice at the Nantes Conservatoire, Cecil Gallois has enjoyed a varied singing career.
As actor-singer he has collaborated with directors including Laurence Equilbey, Jérôme Correas, Hugo Reyne, Christophe Rousset and Emmanuelle Haïm. He has sung such roles as the Enchantress and the Spirit in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas in 2011, Eccliticco in Haydn’s Il Mondo della Luna in 2012, Blaise in Laruette and Anseaume’s Doctor Sangrado at the Reims Opera in 2013, Blondineau in Philidor’s le soldat magicien in 2014, and was a soloist in the show Golgota by Bartabas.
In 2011, he created and directed the Tarentule Ensemble with which he recorded Gesualdo's 4th book of Madrigals for the Zig-Zag label in 2019.
Recently, Cecil Gallois co-directed Zad Moultaka's creation La Traversée des ombres during “La Nuit Blanche” in Paris in the Tuilleries’s tunnel and has collaborated with visual artist Arianne Michel on the project Il Concerto dell' Acqua at the Venice Biennale. He sang on the recording of Vasta Reine de Bordélie with Iakovos Pappas.