Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8pm
Claudine Ledoux, Mezzo-soprano
A multi-faceted artist with a warm and supple voice, Claudine Ledoux has garnered many positive reviews from international critics alike for her stage presence and her musical sensibility. This McGill graduate, who grew up in Quebec city, first completed a Law degree before embracing a musical career. Active as a performer in both opera and sacred music, her repertoire moves easily between Baroque and Contemporary music, with a very special interest for the creations of young canadian composers. She has been a soloist for various prestigious ensembles, such as Seminario Musicale, I Musici, Montreal Opera, Montreal Symphonic Orchestra under the baton of Charles Dutoit, la Chapelle de Montréal conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, le Studio de Musique ancienne de Montréal, les Idées heureuses, la Nouvele Sinfonie (Hervé Niquet), Chants Libres and many more.
Claudine Ledoux is a familiar artist at international festivals and performed in the Netherlands, Belgium, England, France and Italy. Noël à Darmstadt and Les sept paroles du Christ (Graupner project, Les Idées heureuses, Analekta) are both internationnally acclaimed recordings. Her discography also includes Œuvres sacrées d’Auguste Descarries (XXI), Après le jour and Jardin de givre.
Claudine Ledoux has been awarded grants from Musicaction, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and by the Canada Council for the Arts. Visit claudineledoux.com.