Michèle Losier

Critically acclaimed mezzo-soprano Michèle Losier distinguishes herself on international opera stages with her rich voice, masterful musicality, and stupendous stage presence. She has distinguished herself with Mozart’s opera roles (Così fan tutte, Idomeneo, La clemenza di Tito) as well with roles from Richard Strauss’s operas (Der Rosenkavalier, Ariadne auf Naxos) and she mostly succeeded in the French repertoire (Werther, Les contes d’Hoffmann, Carmen, Béatrice et Bénédict, Benvenuto Cellini). She has performed at prestigious opera houses, namely at Opéra de Paris, Dutch National Opera, Berlin Staatstoper, Maggio Musicale Firenze, Teatre del Liceu, La Scala di Milano, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opéra de Montréal, Wiener Staatsoper, La Monnaie in Brussels, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera House and also at the Salzburg Festival. She has worked with renowned conductors including Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Kent Nagano, Bernard Labadie, Philippe Jordan, Daniele Gatti, Simone Young, Zubin Mehta, Bertrand de Billy, Marc Minkowski. In concert, her repertoire expands to include the major works of Berlioz, Beethoven, Chausson, Mahler and Ravel. Michele regularly performs in recitals, where she demonstrates her fondness for French music. After taking part in the Queen Elisabeth 2008 singing Competition, she recorded Duparc’s Mélodies with pianist Daniel Blumenthal. Since then, she has recorded various operas in live performances and with the ATMA Classique label, she has recorded Brahms’s Liebeslieder-Walzer, and TEMPS NOUVEAU, a collection of French songs with Canadian pianist Olivier Godin.

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