Canada: Etienne Dupuis

Etienne Dupuis from Canada

Last updated: 11 June 2009

Born 1979

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World and Song Prize competitor

Etienne Dupuis completed his voice studies at McGill University, where he appeared in Les contes d'Hoffmann, La Calisto and L'elisir d'amore. He studied with Cesar Ulloa and Winston Purdy, and in 2007 was a finalist in the Montreal International Musical Competition.

As a member of l'Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, he performed Escamillo and Dancaïre Carmen and Peter Hänsel und Gretel. Etienne has sung frequently with l'Opéra de Montréal, including roles in Rigoletto, Die Zauberflöte and La bohème.

He has performed Lescaut (Manon Lescaut) at New Israeli Opera, Bob (The Old Maid) and the Thief with I Musici of Montreal, Marcello (La bohème) with l'Opéra de Québec, Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) with Vancouver Opera and l'Opéra de Tours, Mercutio (Roméo et Juliette) for l'Opéra de Québec and Hawaii Opera Theatre, and Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia at l'Opéra de Marseille.

In 2008, Etienne was Johnny Rockfort in the operatic version of Starmania for l'Opéra de Québec, reprising the role in Montreal in March 2009. Other roles in 2009 include Silvano (Un ballo in maschera) with l'Opéra de Paris and Silvio Pagliacci for Opéra de Montréal.

Etienne enjoys cinema and dance, and spending time with friends and family when he is at home.

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2009: concert one repertoire

  • À quoi bon l'économie (Manon) - Massenet
  • Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) - Mozart
  • L'orage s'est calmé (Les pêcheurs de perles) - Bizet
  • Largo al factotum (Il barbiere di Siviglia) - Rossini

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize 2009: recital four repertoire

  • O del mio amato ben (Arie di Stile Antico No 18) - Donaudy
  • Im wunderschönen Monat Mai (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 1) - Schumann
  • Aus meinen tränen spriessen (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 2) - Schumann
  • Die Rose, die Lilie, die Taube (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 3) - Schumann
  • Wenn ich in deine Augen seh' (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 4) - Schumann
  • Ich will meine Seele tauchen (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 5) - Schumann
  • Im Rhein, im heiligen Strome (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 6) - Schumann
  • Ich grolle nicht (Dichterliebe Op 48 No 7) - Schumann

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