Myriam Leblanc is a young artist in the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. She is a graduate and grant recipient of McGill University, and was the winner of the First Prize and People’s Choice Award at the Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières Competition in 2014. She also joined a few of her colleagues as a Jeune Ambassadrice Lyrique in 2014 and won a number of awards including the Québec-Bavaria Award and the Belgian Opera Award, which led to an appearance at the Spring Music Festival in Silly. In 2014, she also stood out at the Prix d’Europe where she won the Anisia Campos and Rémus Tzincoca Award for the best opera performance. She is also interested in choral conducting, having obtained a Master’s in Choral Conducting under the tutelage of renowned conductor Robert Ingari.
Recently, she sang Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) on tour with Jeunesses Musicales Canada and made her debut at the Opéra de Montréal as the High Priestess (Aida), for which Caroline Rogers of La Presse wrote that her voice was “of a rare beauty.” She also performed the role of Micaëla (Carmen) with the Orchestre Symphonique de Longueuil, appeared as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) at the Saskatoon Opera, and was heard as a Flowermaiden (Parsifal) at the Festival de Lanaudière.
Her appearances in the 2017-2018 season include the show Edgar et ses fantômes 2, Mozart’s Mass in C minor with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Milica (Svadba) with the Opéra de Montréal, Micaëla (Carmen) at the Opéra de Québec, and Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2 under the direction of Yannick Nezet-Seguin.
Former member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal.