Alain Coulombe (Canada)

Bass

Biography

His 2014-2015 season includes the roles of Arkel in Pelléas et Mélisande with Against the Grain Theatre, the French General in Silent Night with Calgary Opera, as well as Archangel Uriel/Second Scientist in the world premiere of Battistelli’s CO2 and Der Doktor in Wozzeck at La Scala. Recently, he took part in two world premieres, as Lieutenant Gordon Muriel Flowerdew (Mary’s Wedding) at Pacific Opera Victoria, and as Clark Gable (Waiting for Miss Monroe) at the Netherlands Opera. Other recent engagements include the Director of the Casino (The Gambler) at the Netherlands Opera, Banco (Macbeth) with l’Opéra de Québec, as well as the Father (L’Enfance du Christ) with the National Orchestra of Spain.

 

 

Photo: Feisel Haji

Recently

Sparafucile, Rigoletto (Michigan Opera); Ramfis, Aida (Calgary Opera); King, Aida (Canadian Opera Company)

Upcoming

Banco, Macbeth (Opéra de Québec); Zuniga, Carmen (Opera Lyra Ottawa); Arkel, Pelléas et Mélisande

Opéra de Montréal

Fedora Boroff / Michele september 1995
Macbeth Doctor november 1995
Orphée aux enfers Bacchus december 1995
The Magic Flute Speaker march 1996
Tosca A jail officer may 1996
Rigoletto Conte Ceprano february 1997
Jenufa Rychtar march 1997
Madame Butterfly The impérial Commissioner november 1997
Il trovatore A Gypsy february 1998
Manon Lescaut L'oste / A sergent degli arcieri may 1998
Nabucco Grand Priest november 2001
Le Gala 6th edition december 2001
The Rape of Lucrecia Collatinus april 2003
Le Gala 12th edition december 2007
Lucia di Lammermoor Raimondo may 2009
Le Gala 16th edition december 2011
Dead Man Walking George Benton march 2013
Manon Comte Des Grieux may 2013