Crédit photo : Élizabeth Delage
The highly talented lyrical soprano Marie-Claire Drolet has an impressive vocal range which allows her to brilliantly interpret the great roles of Marguerite (Faust by Gounod), Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus by Strauss), la Contessa (Le Nozze di Figaro by Mozart) and Micaela (Carmen by Bizet) to name a few.
A native of Quebec City, Marie-Claire Drolet recently graduated from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. She also holds a master's degree from the Université de Montréal and a bachelor's degree from Université Laval in interpretation.
In recent years, she has performed on stage with numerous ensembles, notably as Micaela in Carmen by Bizet and Ciboletta in Une nuit à Venise by J. Strauss with the Théâtre lyrique de la Montérégie. She also sang Rosalinde in Strauss's Die Fledermaus at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal under the direction of Alain Trudel, Lisa in Il mondo della Luna by Haydn at Laval University under the direction of Airat Ichmouratov, as well as Carlotta in The Phantom of the Opera at the Salle Albert-Rousseau.
In 2020, she also participated in the world premiere of the musical "Fantôme de l'Opéra" in French in Montreal and Quebec City as the Confident.
Last August, she participated in the Dramatic Voices Program Berlin where she performed the role of Vier Madg in Richard Strauss's opera Elektra.
In concert Marie-Claire sang the solo soprano part of Mozart's Missa solemnis K. 139 with the Orchestre Symphonique de Québec under the direction of Fabien Gabel. She is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the first prize of the Pierre-De Saurel Festival-Music Competition in 2019 and the first prize of the Mountain Choir Music Competition in 2018.
Crédit photo : Jean-Sébastien Jacques