Alcee Chriss III

Winner of the 2017 CIOC Competition and the Firmin Swinnen second prize at the Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition 2016, Alcée Chriss III has been celebrated for his “grace, skill and abundant proficiency” ( Journal Assist News, Albuquerque). He has performed throughout the United States and France in such venues as the Meyerson Symphony Center […]

Hélène Brunet

Canadian soprano Hélène Brunet is hailed by the critics as “a singer of tremendous quality” with “a voice of perfect beauty and sincere expression”. Recognized for her interpretations of the works of Bach, Handel, and Mozart, her repertoire extends from Baroque to the music of the 20th and 21st centuries. On the concert stage, she […]

Magali Simard-Galdès

Magali Simard-Galdès is a Canadian soprano renowned for her shimmering tone, her refined musicality and her magnetic stage presence. Her operatic repertoire includes the roles of Agnes (Written on Skin), Roxane (Cyrano), Gilda (Rigoletto), Adèle (La Chauve-Souris), Sophie (Werther), Constance (Dialogue des carmélites), Mad Chorus (The Overcoat), Nicette (Le pré aux clercs) and Frasquita (Carmen). […]

Antonio Figueroa

Born in Montreal, Antonio Figueroa started his career when joining the lyrical Academy of Montreal Opera. He has been rewarded several times, notably by the International Vocal Art Institute when he was granted the Silverman Price for his interpretation of Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail). His highly acclaimed first appearance in the part of […]

Élise Poulin

Élise Poulin began her oboe studies at École secondaire Joseph-François-Perrault. Very early in her career, she had the opportunity to perform as a sub with several orchestras throughout Quebec: the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil, Orchestre symphonique du Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean, Société de musique contemporaine du Québec, I Musici chamber […]

Francis Perron

Francis Perron’s wide experience as chamber musician, accompanist and vocal coach have made him a much sought-after collaborator. Therefore, he has worked closely, among others, with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Opéra de Montréal, the Québec Symphony Orchestra, the Wien Kammeroper, the Vienna, Zurich Winterhur and ARD Musik Wettwerb conservatories, the Salzburg Summer Academy, the […]

Alain Trudel

Artistic Director of the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, Toledo Symphony and Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, Alain Trudel is hailed as an “enormously talented conductor, musician and performer” (La Presse). He has served as a guest conductor with all major Canadian orchestras and appeared with orchestras in the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Sweden, Brazil, Russia, […]

Orchestre symphonique de Laval

Founded in 1984, the Orchestre symphonique de Laval (OSL) is one of Laval’s main artistic organization, with a roster of 53 professional musicians, graduates of Quebec’s music conservatories and universities. For more than 30 years, the orchestra’s chief mandate is to offer audiences grand symphonic music and provide a pleasurable listening experience. The Orchestre symphonique […]

Jean-Philippe Sylvestre is the laureate of the prestigious Virginia Parker Prize 2008, the highest distinction from the Canada Council for the Arts. In 2000 at the age of 17, pianist Jean-Philippe Sylvestre won first prize at the prestigious Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition, as well as the People’s Choice Award at the same competition. He is […]

Pacific Baroque Orchestra

The Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO) is recognized as one of Canada’s most exciting and innovative ensembles performing “early music for modern ears”. PBO brings the music of the past up to date with cutting-edge style and enthusiasm. Formed in 1990, the orchestra quickly established itself as a force in Vancouver’s burgeoning music scene with the […]