Alain Coulombe

Basse, Canada

Renowned for his “deep bass voice that resounds with stentorian authority,” Alain Coulombe—following recent appearances at La Scala in the role of the Doctor (Wozzeck)—will be heard in the world premieres of two Québécois operas in 2023-24. Roles in 20th and 21st century operas in which he has made a name for himself include the Priest (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) at the Canadian Opera Company, the French General (Silent Night) at the Calgary Opera, George Benton (Dead Man Walking) at the Opéra de Montréal, Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande) at the Vancouver Opera, and Monseigneur Taché (Louis Riel) at the Opéra de Québec. He has also appeared in the world premieres of Mary’s Wedding at Pacific Opera Victoria, CO2 at La Scala, and Waiting for Miss Monroe at the Dutch National Opera. Former member of the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. Last OdM appearance: Roméo et Juliette (2018).

Ancien membre de l'Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal.