Emma Fekete

Soprano, Canada

Praised for her “distinctive voice, well-mastered vocal technique, presence imbued with simplicity, truth and radiant personality…”, soprano Emma Fekete has performed across Canada, The Netherlands and Switzerland, including with the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, OPERA2DAY (The Hague), Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn, Orchestre de l’Agora, Société d’art vocal de Montréal, and Ensemble Volte. In 2023-24, Fekete will make her Opéra de Montréal debut as Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro and perform the title role in L’incoronazione di Poppea for the Atelier lyrique, Frasquita in Carmen with the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières, and the soprano soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with the Orchestre classique de Montréal.

An advocate for interdisciplinary creations and new works, she created the role of Cécile de Volanges in the world premiere of Dangerous Liaisons in 2019, and again in 2022 with the Theater Orchester Biel Solothurn. Performance highlights include Madeline in The Fall of the House of Usher, La bergère/La pastourelle/La chouette in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Les galanteries sauvages with Ensemble Volte, and West Side Story with the Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest. Fekete is a recipient of scholarships and awards from the Holland Scholarship, EU Talent Grant, Jeunesses musicales Canada, Domaine Forget de Charlevoix, and Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques. She obtained her bachelor’s and master’s degrees with great distinction from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, Emma Fekete is generously sponsored by Isabelle Murray and Dominic Chalifoux.