Geoffroy Salvas

Geoffroy Salvas, baryton

Montréal baritone Geoffroy Salvas has nurtured his love for music since childhood through studying piano and cello. He later honed his singing skills at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal under the guidance of Gabrielle Lavigne and Aline Kutan. Over the years, he has forged a path onto both Canadian and French stages, notably collaborating with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Camerata-RCO, Symphony New Brunswick, the Opéra de Montréal, the Opéra de Québec, Pacific Opera Victoria, the Opéra de Toulon, the Opéra national de Montpellier, and the Opéra Grand Avignon. Among the roles he performs are Valentin (Faust), Masetto and Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Morales, Escamillo, and Zuniga (Carmen), Mercutio (Romeo and Juliette), Marcello (La bohème), Peter (Hänsel und Gretel), Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Frank (La chauve-souris), Bobinet (La vie parisienne), the vice-roi (La Périchole), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), and Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas). In oratorios and recitals, he has been heard in works such as Ein deutsches Requiem by Brahms, the Requiem by Fauré, Messiah by Handel, Matthäus-Passion, Weihnachtsoratorium by Bach, Les nuits d’été by Berlioz, the Te Deum by Charpentier, Le bal masqué by Poulenc, the Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen by Mahler, Winterreise by Schubert, and Don Quichotte à Dulcinée by Ravel.

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