France Bellemare (Canada)

soprano

Biography

(3rd year) – QUEBEC (Dolbeau)
3rd Prize Winner of the Montreal International Music Competition in June 2015, grant recipient of the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation (2013-2015). She appeared as Mimì (La bohème) on the 2013 Jeunesses Musicales of Canada opera tour. Since 2013, France sang Rose (Lakmé), Anna (Nabucco), Madeleine (Silent Night) at the Opéra de Montréal and Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel) with the Atelier lyrique. In the 2014-2015 season, she appeared as the Woman (La voix humaine) with the McGill Chamber Orchestra. In 2015-2016: soloist in Beethoven’s 9th (Drummondville Symphony), return to Opera de Montréal as Die Vertraute (Elektra), and to the McGill Chamber Orchestra as a soloist in the Trilogie de la seduction.

Recently

Un triangle amoureux (Atelier lyrique) ; Madeleine, Silent Night (Opéra de Montréal) ; La femme, La voix humaine (Orchestre de chambre McGill Chamber Orchestra); Anna, Nabucco (Opéra de Montréal); Gertrud (Die Mutter), Hänsel und Gretel (Atelier lyrique) ; Mimi, La bohème (Jeunesses Musicales du Canada) ; Rose, Lakmé (Opéra de Montréal)

Upcoming

Suzel, L’amico Fritz (Institut canadien d’art vocal - ICAV) ; soliste / soloist, IX Beethoven (Orchestre de Drummondville) ; confidente, Elektra (Opéra de Montréal) ; Trilogie de la séduction (Orchestre de Chambre McGill)

Opéra de Montréal

Lakmé Rose Sept 2013
Hänsel et Gretel (Atelier lyrique)
 Gertrud March 2014
Nabucco Anna Sept 2014
Silent Night Madeleine May 2015