Confidences (caroline Gelinas - Mezzo-soprano)
Named 2017-2018 ‘Revelation Radio-Canada” in the classical category, French-Canadian mezzo-soprano Caroline Gelinas presents her first solo recital on the ATMA Classique label. Olivier Godin accompanies Gelinas in a program of French melodies by Ravel (Sheherazade), Debussy, (Trois Chansons de Bilitis), German lieder by Robert Schumann (Gedichte der Konigin Maria Stuart), and The Confessions Stone, a song cycle by Canadian composer Robert Fleming. Gelinas has received awards from the Stingray Rising Star program, the Hnatyshyn Foundation, and the Art Song Foundation of Canada. On stage, Caroline Gelinas has sung the title role in Carmen with the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opera de Montreal, and the roles of Siebel in Faust with the Societe d’Art Lyrique du Royaume; Nada in Svadba by Ana Sokolovic with the Opera de Montreal, and Mercedes in Carmen with the Opera de Quebec. A native of Montreal, Olivier Godin is pursuing a brilliant career as a pianist in Canada and abroad. He has been invited to perform in several international festivals including l’Academie Francis Poulenc and the Festival International Albert-Roussel in France, the Festival du Palazzetto Bru Zane in Venice, as well as on the airwaves of France-Musique and Radio-Canada.