Marie-Josee Lord

Marie-Josee Lord

 Montréal, Quebec, CAN
BandClassicalPop

Marie-Josee Lord’s JAMBALAYA is a melting pot of beautiful popular and classical melodies from Gordon Lightfoot to Verdi, from Broadway to opera, from Joni Mitchell to Gershwin. All flavored by a unique new kind of stock : HER VOICE!

Biography

Marie-Josée Lord
Soprano
Marie-Josée Lord made her professional debut in the Fall of 2003, singing Liù in Puccini’s Turandot at Opéra de Québec. In 2004, Montreal music lovers too were enraptured by her rendition of Mimi in Puccini’s La Bohème at Opéra de Montréal, where she also sang Laoula in Chabrier’s l'Étoile in 2005. Previously, Marie-Josée Lord held numerous roles, such as Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte (in a Canadian tour with the Atelier Lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal), the title role of Turandot (Busoni) and Dido in Dido and Aeneas (Purcell), with the Atelier Lyrique du Conservatoire de Musique de Québec. Ms. Lord has also been heard as Susanna in Il segreto di Susanna (Wolf-Ferrari), has studied Melisande, Musetta and Violetta and doubled for Nedda in I Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) in the Fall of 2002 at Opéra de Montréal.
In September 2006, Marie-Josée Lord sang the title role in Suor Angelica (Puccini) in the Opéra de Montréal's season opening production. Recently she has been heard as Marie-Jeanne in the world premiere of the operatic version of the celebrated musical Starmania (Plamondon/ Berger) at Opéra de Québec in May 2008 and Opéra de Montréal in March 2009. In the early Fall of 2009, Ms. Lord brilliantly held the role of Nedda (I Paggliacci) at Opéra de Montréal. She has also been featured on several shows broadcast by CBC Radio.
In 2005, Marie-Josée Lord was the recipient of the Prix d’Excellence de la Culture, awarded by the Fondation de l'Opéra de Québec, and was selected to represent Canada at the Cardiff Singer of World competition. She won the Public Prize at the Canadian Lyric Fund Competition, she came in sixth position at the famous Verviers International Singing Competition in 2001

Discography

Marie-Josee Lord and l'Orchestre Metropolitain
ATMA Classique 2010