Montreal soprano Julie Daoust has established a strong following in the French speaking communities and is continuing to gain critical acclaim across Canada for her elegantly poised vocal performances.
Recently, she was soloist for Choeur de Laval and Laval Symphony Orchestra in Mendelssohn's Psalm 42 and Bruckner's Mass in F and she gave recitals for Festival Anna-Malenfant in New Brunswick as well as for the Société Vocale Internationale Josef-Traxel in Montreal. She also made her début with London Symphony Orchestra in Brahms' German Requiem and with Pacific Opera Victoria as Crobyle in their production of Massenet's Thais.
A former member of the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal (between 2005 and 2007), Julie completed her doctoral studies in Voice Performance at l'Université de Montréal and has performed for the Canadian Vocal Arts Institute in Montreal and the International Vocal Arts Institute in Tel Aviv, where she won the Silverman Foundation Scholarship for most promising international artist.
She has performed with Montreal Chamber Music Festival, Acadien Festival in Caraquet, Summer Music Festival in Barachois and the Festival Orford. Recent operatic roles include Ghita (Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg), Lia (Debussy's L'Enfant prodigue), Clarice (Haydn's Il Mondo della luna), Annina (La Traviata), La Seconda Cercatrice (Suor Angelica) and Miss Jessel (Britten's Turn of the Screw).
Julie Daoust is currently teaching in Concordia, Cégep St-Laurent and for her private studio.
Updated March 31, 2011