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Mireille Asselin

Mireille Asselin
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Soprano Mireille Asselin’s 2014-15 season will include her debut with the Metropolitan Opera as Poussette in Manon, a return to Opera Atelier as Morgana in Alcina, concert debuts with the Edmonton Symphony in Messiah, Calgary Philharmonic for Carmina Burana and solo appearances with the Opera Lyra, Ottawa Choral Society, Colorado Bach Ensemble, Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, Amici Chamber Ensemble (Toronto) and Johnstown (PA) Symphony. She will also return to the Boston Early Music Festival for multiple roles in the 2015 Monteverdi Festival. In the summer of 2015, she will sing concerts with the Lanaudiere Festival, Québec.

Ms. Asselin joined the Metropolitan Opera during the 2013-14 season as the first cover of Adele in the new production of Die Fledermaus. She was a member of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio from 2011-13, where her roles included Adele, Servilia in La clemenza di Tito, and the title role in a studio production of Semele. She has also appeared in leading roles with Wolf Trap Opera, Opera Atelier, the Glimmerglass Festival and the Boston Early Music Festival.

Mireille has performed on concert stages across North America and in England, including recent performances at Carnegie Hall and with the Britten-Pears Ensemble and Bach Collegium, San Diego. A native of Ottawa, ON, she holds degrees from the Yale School of Music and the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.

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