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Marie-Nicole Lemieux

Singer details:

Voice: Contralto
Nationality: Canadian
Year of Birth: 1975

About Marie-Nicole Lemieux:

Marie-Nicole Lemieux, C.M.,C.Q. (born June 26, 1975) is a Canadian coloratura contralto. She first came to the world's attention in 2000 when she became the first Canadian to win first prize at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Belgium. Since then Lemieux has established herself as one of the finest contraltos currently singing on the classical music stage, appearing with some of the world's best orchestras and singing with many great opera companies.Lemieux is admired for possessing an unusually flexible and beautiful contralto voice that does not have the heaviness that is often associated with her particular voice type. For this reason, Lemieux has become a favourite among lovers of Baroque opera and she is noted for her portrayal of characters in the operas of Handel and Vivaldi in particular. Her voice is admired for its richness, warmth and resonance and for its expressiveness and use of many different tone colours. Lemieux is also praised by critics for her stage presence and communicative power.

Marie-Nicole Lemieux was born in 1975 in Dolbeau-Mistassini, Quebec. In 1994, Lemieux entered the Chicoutimi Conservatoire de musique and began studying voice with Rosaire Simard. After graduating with a degree in voice in 1998, Lemieux continued with graduate studies at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal with noted teacher Marie Daveluy. Lemieux graduated with a Masters in voice in 2000 and found almost immediate success. In the span of three weeks, Lemieux won first prize at both the Jeunesse Musicale du Canada's Joseph Rouleau Competition in Montreal and the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition for opera in Brussels in 2000. Lemieux also took second prize in the separate competition for Lieder at the Queen Elisabeth International competition. Lemieux's success was immediately followed with invitations to perform and/or audition with many of the world's finest orchestras and opera companies.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Werther qui m'aurait dit la place Popularity:

Opera: WertherComposer: MassenetAct: 3.01-1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Charlotte
2Voi che sapete Popularity:

Opera: Nozze di Figaro, LeComposer: MozartAct: 2.04

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cherubino
3Venga pur minacci Popularity:

Opera: Mitridate, Re di PontoComposer: MozartAct: 1.14

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Farnace
4Va tacito e nascosto Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.18

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare/Achilla/Cesare/Cornelia/Sesto
5Un raggio di speme Popularity:

Opera: Orlando furiosoComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
6Tu che accendi questo core Popularity:

Opera: TancrediComposer: RossiniAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Tancredi
7To thee thou glorious Son of Worth Popularity:

Opera: TheodoraComposer: HandelAct:

Type: duetVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles:
8Sono i colpi della sorte Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 1.09-2

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo
9Son nata a lagrimar Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.20

Type: duetVoice: cA SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cornelia/Sesto
10Sento un certo non so che Popularity:

Opera: Incoronazione di Poppea, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 2.04

Type: duetVoice: S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Valletto/Damigella
11Reverenza! Popularity:

Opera: FalstaffComposer: VerdiAct: 2.01-2

Type: recitativeVoice: Br cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Falstaff/Quickly
12Pur ti miro Popularity:

Opera: Incoronazione di Poppea, L'Composer: MonteverdiAct: 3.09

Type: duetVoice: cT/S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Nerone/Poppea
13Priva son d'ogni conforto Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cornelia
14Poveri affetti miei Popularity:

Opera: Orlando furiosoComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
15Pensa alla patria Popularity:

Opera: Italiana in Algeri, L'Composer: RossiniAct: 2.20-3

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Isabella
16Orrida a gl'occhi miei Popularity:

Opera: AriodanteComposer: HandelAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ginevra
17Nuit d'ivresse et d'extase Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 4

Type: duetVoice: Mz TLanguage: French

Roles: Didon/Énée
18Non je ne verrai pas la deplorable fete Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Cassandre
19Non e si vago e bello Popularity:

Opera: Giulio CesareComposer: HandelAct: 1.12

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Cesare
20Nel profondo cieco mondo Popularity:

Opera: Orlando furiosoComposer: VivaldiAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
21Neghittosi or voi che fate Popularity:

Opera: AriodanteComposer: HandelAct: 3

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Dalinda
22Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix Popularity:

Opera: Samson et DalilaComposer: Saint-SaënsAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Dalila
23Massime cosi indegne Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 2.04-3

Type: recitativeVoice: cT/cA BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo/Garibaldo
24Ma giunge Unulfo Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 1.06-3

Type: recitativeVoice: cT/cA cT/cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Bertarido/Unulfo
25Les Grecs ont disparu Popularity:

Opera: Troyens, LesComposer: BerliozAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Cassandre
26Lasciami non t'ascolto Popularity:

Opera: TancrediComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: Voice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles:
27In si barbara sciagura Popularity:

Opera: SemiramideComposer: RossiniAct: 2.08

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Arsace
28Il mio crudel martoro Popularity:

Opera: AriodanteComposer: HandelAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ginevra
29Fra tempeste funeste a quest'alma Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 2.04-6

Type: ariaVoice: countertenor or contraltoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo
30Eccoti innanzi il reo Popularity:

Opera: RodelindaComposer: HandelAct: 3.09-1

Type: recitativeVoice: cT/cA cA T cT/cALanguage: Italian

Roles: Unulfo/Eduige/Grimoaldo/Bertarido
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