Pascale Beaudin

Canadian soprano Pascale Beaudin began her career at the Opéra de Montréal, in the roles of Zerlina (Don Giovanni, Mozart) and Oscar (Un ballo in maschera, Verdi). She has also sung Papagena (Die Zauberflöte, Mozart) with Opera Lyra Ottawa. Making her debut as Nannetta (Falstaff, Verdi) at the Opéra de Québec, she returned as Gabrielle (La Vie parisienne, Offenbach) to critical acclaim.  In Europe, she sang Adèle (Le comte Ory, Rossini) at the Angers-Nantes Opéra, where she was immediately invited back as Flaminia (Il mondo della luna). With the Opéra Municipal de Marseille, she was Carmela (The Saint of Bleecker Street, Menotti) and sang Frasquita (Carmen, Bizet) at the Opéra de Metz and the Opéra National de Lorraine. 
 
At ease with repertoire which ranges from baroque to contemporary, Ms. Beaudin has been a soloist with l’Orchestre Métropolitain, l’Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, les Violons du Roy, l’Orchestre de la Francophonie, among others. Ms. Beaudin has been invited to take part in prestigious events including the Lanaudière Festival, the Orford Festival, the International Domaine Forget Festival, le Festival de Musiques Sacrées de Marseille, the Montreal Bach Festival, Montréal Baroque, les Concerts aux Îles du Bic and la Société Musicale André-Turp. True to her Acadian roots, Ms. Beaudin regularly performs in Eastern Canada, at the Lamèque International Baroque Music Festival, the Indian River Chamber Music Festival, the Baie des Chaleurs International Chamber Music Festival, Symphony New Brunswick and Opera New Brunswick.
 
Ms. Beaudin has received grants from the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation, the Canada Arts Council, the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec and the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. She was granted the Excellence Prize by her colleagues and mentors at the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, won the New Discoveries Auditions and 2nd place at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition. Her discography includes a 5-disc release of the complete works for voice and piano by Francis Poulenc for the Atma label released in October 2013.