France Bellemare (Canada)

soprano

Biography

A native of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean, she completed her studies at Laval University. A grant recipient of the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation, she has received numerous prizes, including a 2nd prize at the Canadian Music Competition in 2008. Recently, she sang the title role in Alcina at Opera Nuova (Edmonton). In 2013-2014, she makes her debut at the Opera de Montreal in the role of Rose (Lakmé), sings Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel) in the Atelier production. She is also Mimi (La bohème) with the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada.

Recently

Nella, Gianni Schicchi (Université Laval, Opera Workshop); The Woman, La voix humaine (Université Laval, Opera Workshop); Alcina, Alcina (Opera Nuova)

Upcoming

Rose, Lakmé (Opéra de Montréal); Mimì, La bohème (Jeunesses Musicales of Canada); Gertrud, Hänsel und Gretel (Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal)

Opéra de Montréal

OdM debut.