Ghislaine Dionne

Ghislaine Dionne

Dramatic/Heroic Soprano

She possesses a large powerful voice with unparalleled beauty for its size.
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2014Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2014Strauss J.: Die FledermausRosalinde
2013Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (first Lady)
2013Rameau: Les Indes GalantesPhani
2012Menotti: The ConsulMagda Sorel
2011Ponchielli: La GiocondaGioconda
2008Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosAriadne

Bio




French-Canadian soprano, Ghislaine Dionne is a recent graduate of the Sibelius Academy with a master’s degree in Opera and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from the University of Ottawa. In 2008, she made her opera debut in Toronto with the title role Prima Donna/Ariadne in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos. She has performed Magda Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul, Rosalinde in Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus and Phani in Rameau’s Les Indes galantes with the Sibelius Academy Opera. She appeared as Mimì in Puccini’s La Bohème at Musiikkitalo in Helsinki Finland and portrayed the role of Erste Dame in Mozart’s opera Die Zauberflöte. She has also covered the roles of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at the Alexander Theater in Helsinki and Contessa Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro. In concerts she recently appeared in the Aino Ackté Chamber Music Festival to premiere a new work composed for soprano, clarinet, viola and piano by Finnish composer Ari Romppanen.



In competition, Ghislaine has excelled in winning 1st place at the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra Vocal Competition. At the National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Festival, Ghislaine was awarded 1st prize in the Young Professional Division, the Most Promising Singer award and the Most Outstanding Performance award.








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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì No Sibelius Academy 2014
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Rosalinde 1 week Sibelius Academy 2014
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Erste Dame (first Lady) No Sibelius Academy 2013
Rameau: Les Indes Galantes Phani No Sibelius Academy 2013
Menotti: The Consul Magda Sorel 1 week Sibelius Academy 2012

Awards

1st prize winner, Ottawa Chamber Orchestra Vocal Competition
2018
1st Prize winner, National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Festival, national capital chapter
2018
most promising singer, National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Festival, national capital chapter
2018
most outstanding performance, National Association of Teachers of Singing Vocal Festival, national capital chapter
2018