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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 (Decca), a duet of Thaïs with Sonya Yoncheva on the album “Paris, mon amour” (Sony), Getty’s La Maison Usher with Benedict Cumberbatch as narrator, and Massenet’s Thérèse with Alain Altinoglu and the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra national de Montpellier (Presto Classical).
This season will see him sing the Count di Luna (Il Trovatore) at the Paris Opera and in Montreal, Hérode (Hérodiade) in Lyon and Berlin, Onegin (Eugene Onegin) at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and the Vienna Staatsoper. Recent projects include Figaro (The Barber of Seville), Valentin (Faust), Marcello and Albert (Werther) at the Vienna Staatsoper, Posa at the Deutsche Oper, Berlin, Eugene Onegin with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Don Giovanni in San Francisco.
Étienne Dupuis was named, in 2021, Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
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