Jean-Philippe Mc Clish

Bass-baritone, Canada

Jean-Philippe holds a Master’s degree from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. With the Opéra de Montréal in 2019-2020, he performed the roles of the Captain in Eugene Onegin and the Second Prisoner in Fidelio; he was also scheduled to sing the role of the Armoured Man and cover the role of Papageno in The Magic Flute. Last year, he was a soloist in concerts with the Orchestre symphonique de Laval, La Sinfonia de Lanaudière, and the Société d’art vocal de Montréal. In 2019, he attended the Schubert Institute, where he specialized in German lieder, working with renowned instructors. Jean-Philippe is the recipient of grants from the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation (2019) and the Art Song Foundation. In 2020, he was to sing at the prestigious Verbier Festival, an appearance that has now been rescheduled in the summer of 2021. This fall, he was to be heard at the Opéra de Montréal in the roles of Dr. Grenvil in La traviata and the Mayor in Jenufa—both works have been rescheduled in the 2021-2022 season. In 2021, Jean-Philippe will also sing the role of Antonio in The Marriage of Figaro.

Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, Jean-Philippe Mc Clish is generously sponsored by Dr. François Loubert.