Jean-Philippe Mc Clish

Bass-baritone, Canada

Jean-Philippe Mc Clish holds a master’s degree in music from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. Previous roles include Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte (Opéra de l’Université de Montréal) and, at the Schulich School of Music, Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Il Re in Ariodante and Készakállú in Bluebeard’s Castle. As a soloist, he performed in Handel’s Messiah (Ensemble Sinfonia), Rossini’s Petite messes solennelle (Chœur polyphonique de Rimouski), Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana (Kingston Symphony), along with the Requiems of Brahms (Orchestre symphonique de Lévis) and Mozart (Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières). With Opéra de Montréal, his 2019-2020 slate includes the part of the Captain in Eugene Onegin, the Second Prisoner in Fidelio, and the Armed Guard in The Magic Flute. He is a grant recipient from the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation (2019).  He is also a soloist with Orchestre symphonique de Laval, the Sinfonia de Lanaudière and the Société d’art vocal de Montréal.

Member of the Atelier lyrique Jean-Philippe Mc Clish is generously sponsored by Dr. François Loubert.