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Karina Gauvin’s unique voice, remarkable technique, and accomplished musicianship have charmed audiences worldwide from the Royal Opera House in London to the prestigious 92nd Street Y and the Lincoln Center in New York. Her vast repertoire covers music from Johann Sebastian Bach to Benjamin Britten and Luciano Berio.

She has sung with many major orchestras including the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Toronto Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, I Musici de Montréal, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Les Talens Lyriques, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, the Seattle Symphony, Capriccio Stravagante and Les Violons du Roy.

On the operatic or concert stage, she has delivered outstanding performances with conductors as diverse as Charles Dutoit, Christopher Hogwood, Helmuth Rilling, Bruno Weil, Markus Creed, Bernard Labadie, Andrew Parrot and Christophe Rousset. Active as a recitalist, she has collaborated with several chamber music ensembles and with pianists Marc-André Hamelin, Michael McMahon and Roger Vignoles.

Her outstanding performances have been recognised in prestigious competitions worldwide. They include the Lieder Prize and the Public’s Prize at the ’s-Hertogenbosch International Vocal Competition and First Prize of the CBC Radio National Competition. Her awards include the Virginia Parker Prize, and the Maggie Teyte Memorial Prize in London. In 1996 she was chosen Soloist of the Year by the International French Public Radio Community and in 2000 she was given an Opus Award as performer of the year. Her acclaimed recordings range from Handel and Vivaldi to French art song. A graduate of the Montreal Conservatory of Music, Karina Gauvin studied with Marie Daveluy.

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