Québec baritone Dominique Côté maintains a flourishing career in North America and in France. Praised for his warm tone, stage presence and skill as an actor, he has won several first prizes including the Concours International de chant de Canari and for operetta at the Concours International de chant de Marmande. He also received the first prize and the grand prize from the Voice Festival of McGill University.
Dominique recently starred in the Feydeau play FEU LA MERE DE MADAME at Theatre Lac Brome, and was featured as Frédéric in LAKMÉ for l’Opéra de Montréal and as Dr. Falke in LE CHAUVE SOURIS for le Grand Théâtre de Genève. Also on his schedule were performances with Opéra de Limoges, Offenbach’s LA FILLE DU TAMBOUR in Chicoutimi and a Canadian tour of BARBER OF SEVILLE with Jeunesses Musicales. In the 2015-2016 season he debuted at the Wexford Festival in Herold’s LE PRE AUX CLERCS and for Opera Lafayette in Washington, D.C. and New York in UNE ÉDUCATION MANQUÉE by Chabrier. He rejoins Opera Lafayette in 2016-2017 for the Leonore Project: Beethoven’s LEONORE and Gaveaux’s opera comique on the same subject for performances in Washington and New York followed by a recording. Further credits include l’Opéra de Marseille, Pacific Opera Victoria, I Musici de Montréal, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, and the title role in NELLIGAN for Festival Opéra de Québec. Mr. Côté has been seen as Renaud on Radio-Canada’s VIRGINIE, Eric Gaudry on JEAN-DUCEPPE for Télé-Québec and as Étienne Bernard in EMMA on the TVA network