Jean-Michel Richer

Tenor, Canada

Jean-Michel Richer has appeared as Gastone (La traviata) and Bardolfo (Falstaff) at the Opéra de Montréal. At the Chautauqua Music Festival, he has been heard as Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Le chevalier de la Force (Dialogues des Carmélites), and in the title role of Werther. He has also been heard as Fernando (Motezuma) with Montreal Baroque, and in L’affaire Tailleffaire at the Opéra de Limoges, making his debut in France. Most recently, he sang Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress), Des Grieux (Manon), and Rodolfo (La bohème) at the Curtis Institute of Music. Last company appearance: Written on Skin (2020).

Former member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal (2014)