Auditorium de la Grande Bibliothèque, 475 boul. De Maisonneuve Est /
8 PM / 35 $
One of Canada's leading sopranos, Lyne Fortin has played title roles in such illustrious operas
as La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème and Romeo and Juliet for companies in Europe
such as the Scottish Opera and the Flanders Opera; in the U.S. for the Baltimore, Seattle and
Connecticut operas and closer to home for L'Opéra de Montréal and the Opéra de Québec. Also a notable concert artist, Fortin has graced stages as a feature soloist for symphonic orchestras across Canada. Abroad, she has appeared at the Prague Spring Festival and on tour with Les Violons du Roy as well as being a featured singer in the legendary Starmania in both Paris and Montreal. With an unmatchable voice and a truly mesmerizing stage presence, Divers/Cité is honoured to share her vocal gifts with you.
With a solid reputation as one of the most versatile pianists in Canada, Esther Gonthier has an extensive repertoire of over 80 operas. She regularly works with L'Opéra de Montréal, the Opéra de Québec, the Opéra-théâtre de Metz, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestre Métropolitain and the Festival de Lanaudière. She has accompanied an impressive number of well-known maestros including Jean-Claude Casadesus, Franz-Paul Decker, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Eliahu Inbal, Michel Plasson, Charles Dutoit and Kent Nagano.
• Tickets: 35$
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At the door if available