Catherine St-Arnaud

Catherine St-Arnaud

A soprano with a colorful interpretation and a brilliant tone, Catherine St-Arnaud is a young lyric artist who stands out on the Canadian scene. She has won several international and national prizes, such as the First Prize of the famous Prix d’Europe in the singing category, and was a laureate of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Competition and the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival Competition. Catherine was also a regional finalist in the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, as well as being named a Young Lyric Ambassador by the Lyrichoregra L20 Theatre, where she won, among other awards, the Prix Québec-Bavières. Catherine’s warm and luminous tone makes her a versatile artist who is equally at home in bel canto, French opera, and baroque music. In opera, Catherine has perfor med the roles of Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Lucia (Lucia di Lamermoor), and Altisidore (Don Quixote at the Duchess). She has performed as a soloist with numerous ensembles and orchestras, and at numerous festivals, such as the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Opéra de Québec, the Štátna filharmónia Košice (Slovakia), the Grands Ballets Canadiens, Les Idées heureuses, Jeunesses Musicales du Canada, Clavecin en concert, the Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal, the Bach Festival, and many other renowned ensembles.

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