Guylaine Girard, soprano
Guylaine Girard captivates the audience with her rich voice of great lyric soprano and her vast experience that brings her to the biggest stages on an international
scale. She plays Micaëla in Maastricht, Liège, Massy and at the Opéra de Marseille, Marguerite (Faust) in Avignon, Vichy and Reims.
She also plays La Campana Sommersa de Respighi in Montpellier, the title role of Gwendoline in Rennes, Anna in Nabucco at Chorégies d'Orange, soloist soprano of Verdi's Requiem in Bratislava, and Brahms's Requiem in Marseille, Fiordiligi
( Cosi fan tutte) in Rennes.
She sang the title role of Verdi's Giovanna d'Arco in Rennes, Reims and Antwerp,
Elettra d'Idomeneo in Rennes, Micaëla in Avignon, and in concert with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris and with the Orchestre National des Pays de Loire.
In Quebec, Guylaine begins in the role of Sophie (Werther), then she sang Bachis (La belle Hélène), Miss Jessel (The Turn of the Screw) and Marguerite (Faust) and participates in numerous concerts and recitals.
The great success that Guylaine won in Verdi's Requiem in Mannheim and Limburg, under the direction of John Nelson, earned her the creation of Heinz-Werner Zimermann's Missa Profana in Frankfurt, taking over Verdi's Requiem at the Salzburg Festspielhaus and in Mainz, to participate in a Verdi concert in Cologne and to perform Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), in concert, in Munich.
She took part at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris in the creation of Jean-Louis Florentz's The Prayer of Mary at Golgotha, which was then given in concert at the Megaron in Athens, a work she also took up with the Orchestre National des pays de Loire.
She performs Mozart's Requiem in Avignon and Pierre le Mineur from Ysaïe
which will be recreated at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie. She also performs at the Paris Opera for Louise's production.
Ms. Girard debuted at the New York City Opera in the role of Liu de Turandot and appeared in: Fiordiligi Cosi Fan Tutte in Rouen, Marguerite at the Royal Opera of Wallonie, die Zauberflöte, the deutsches Requiem Brahms …
Canadian soprano Guylaine Girard studied music in Canada and in the United States. Guylaine is the recipient of numerous awards in Canada: First Prize of the National Music Competition of Canada, Raoul Jobin Award, Second Prize Ex-Aequo of the Orchestre de Montréal.Guylaine Girard is also laureate of a large number
of awards in France: First Prize of the Lyric Contest of Gascogne, First Prize of the Chant de Marmande Competition, First Prize of the Vivonne International Festival of Lyric Art.
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