Étienne Dupuis Baritone
Season 23/24 Artist

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Born in Montreal, Étienne Dupuis completed his vocal studies at the McGill University, after which he became a member of l’Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal. He made his debut at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin as Zurga in The Pearl Fishers, and has returned since to sing Posa (Don Carlo), Figaro (The Barber of Seville), Germont (La Traviata), Marcello (La Bohème), Silvio (Paillasse) and the title-role in Eugene Onegin

He made his New York Metropolitan Opera debut as Marcello and then returned there to sing the Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Rodrigue (Don Carlos). He performs regularly in opera houses such as the Paris Opera, the Zurich Opernhaus, the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Montreal Opera, the Deutsche Oper, Berlin. 

His discography features a solo album “Love Blows as the Wind Blows” (ATMA Classique), Honegger and Ibert’s L’Aiglon, a duet of Thaïs with Sonya Yoncheva on the album “Paris, mon amour”, and Massenet: Songs with Orchestra.

Recent engagements include Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Valentin (Faust), Marcello and Albert (Werther) at the Vienna Staatstoper, Posa at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Don Giovanni in San Francisco, Il Conte di Luna (Il Trovatore) in Montreal, Hérode (Hérodiade) in Lyon and Berlin, Onegin (Eugene Onegin) at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich and the Vienna Staatsoper.

During the 2023-2024 season, he will perform the role of Don Carlo di Vargas (La Forza del destino) at the Royal Opera House in London, the title role in Rigoletto at the Teatro Real in Madrid and the role of Sancho Panza (Don Quichotte) at the Paris Opera. Étienne Dupuis was named Chevalier dans l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2021.

At the Paris Opera: Un ballo in maschera (Silvano), 2009; Iphigénie en Tauride (Orestes), 2016; Pelléas et Mélisande (Pelléas), 2017; Don Giovanni (title role), 2019; L'Elisir d'amore (Belcore), 2018; Don Carlo (Rodrigue), 2019; Carmen (Escamillo), 2023; Il Trovatore (Il Conte de Luna), 2023.

Currently in

  • Opéra Bastille
  • from 10 May to 11 June 2024

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