Cécilia Roumi is a French mezzo-soprano, currently based in Basel, Switzerland.
She studied at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Ulrich Messthaler and obtained her Master (Renaissance-Romantik) in 2020. She had the opportunity to take part in masterclasses of Margreet Hönig, René Jacobs, Andreas Scholl, Flavio Ferri-Benedetti, Evelyn Tubb, Antony Rooley and Marc Mauillon. She is now being coached by Rachel Bersier and Tanja Baumgartner.
She has sung with diverse ensembles such as Bernvocal (dir. Fritz Krämer), L’Artifizio Armonico (dir. Deniel Perer), Ensemble Los Elementos (dir. Alberto Miguelez Rouco), I Locatelli (dir. Thomas Chigioni), Göttinger Barockorchester (dir. Antonius Adamske)..
Specialised in early music repertoire, she nevertheless sings a large variety of music and genres, from jazz to opera. Future projects include Pamina in Die Zauberflöte (dir. Luc Baghdassarian), Doralice in Il Trionfo dell'onore (dir. Giorgio Paronuzzi), Couperin's Leçons de ténèbres together with Marie Lys (dir. Fritz Krämer) among others.
Parallel to her singing career, Cécilia Roumi is a PhD candidate at Basel University in French Literature.