Canadian coloratura soprano Marie-Eve Munger is a native of Saguenay and earned her Master’s degree at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University in Montréal. After winning the first prize in opera at the Marmande International Singing Competition in 2007, she appeared in lead roles at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, Opéra de Tours and Opéra-Théâtre de Metz. She has since gained international recognition for her “graceful, virtuosic” performances in Mozart (The New York Times), her Cunegonde who “stole the show” (Washington Post), as well as for her “voice that rise effortlessly to fill the theatre” and her “superb actress” qualities in Lakmé (Classique News). Her recent engagements now include companies such as the Teatro alla Scala, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Minnesota Opera, Opéra-Comique in Paris, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Wexford Festival, Copenhagen Sinfonietta, Gotham Chamber Opera, The Washington Chorus, Florentine Opera, Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord, Opéra de St-Étienne, Opera Saratoga, Netherlands Radio Orchestra and Choir, Beth Morrison Projects and Opéra de Québec. Her wide-ranging repertoire includes roles such as Gilda, Ophélie, Nannetta, Juliette and Ilia as well as rarer works by Hérold, Cagnoni,Villa-Lobos and Mozart. She also premiered many works by Julian Wachner, Frédéric Verrières, Mauro Lanza and Scott Wheeler.Marie-Eve Munger is the 2012 laureate of the Choquette-Symcox award from the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada.