September 14, 2019


On September 14, 2019, Etienne Dupuis will return to the Opéra de Montréal as the protagonist of Evgenij Onegin in a Tomer Zvulun production conducted by Guillaume Tourniaire, opening the 2019/2020 season of his home town’s opera house. This will be the premiere of a series of four performances running through September 22. Nicole Car will sing Tatyana, Owen McCausland Lenskij, Denis Sedov Prince Gremin, Carolyn Sproule Olga, Stefania Toczyska Filipievna, Christianne Belanger Larina, Spencer Britten Triquet, Jean-Philippe Mc Clish Capitaine, Brenden Friesen Zaretskic and Simon Chaussé M. Guillot.

Etienne’s recent performances at the Opéra de Montréal include Joe in Dead Man Walking, Simon Doucet for the world premiere of Les Feluettes and Pink for the world premiere of Another Brick in the Wall. The Canadian baritone is not new to the title role of Evgenij Onegin, having it already sung to rave reviews at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2015 and earlier this year.

After this Montreal Onegin, Etienne Dupuis’ upcoming engagements include Rodrigo in Don Carlo at the Opéra Bastille Paris, Christmas Concert Galas at the Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Albert in Werther at the Metropolitan Opera, Athanaël in Thaïs at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the baritone soloist in Fauré’s Requiem with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Don Carlo in La forza del destino at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and a Gala Concert honoring Joseph Rouleau in Montreal.


Information about Evgenij Onegin at the Opéra de Montreal:

Evgenij Onegin: Étienne Dupuis; Tatyana: Nicole Car; Lenksij: Owen McCausland; Prince Gremin: Denis Sedov; Olga: Carolyn Sproule; Larina: Christianne Bélanger; Triquet: Spencer Britten; Zaretsky: Brenden Friesen; A Captain: Jean-Philippe McClish.

Guillaume Tourniaire, conductor; Tomer Zvulun, director

Performances: September 14, 17, 19, 22, 2019


[Photo by Yves Renaud]