Martin-Michel Boucher (baritone) – Pandolfe
MARTIN-MICHEL BOUCHER is recognized for his rich and beautiful baritone voice, as well as his musical talent. He holds a Master’s degree in voice performance from University de Montréal and has won several prizes over the years (Ferguson Grant, NATS Competition, etc.). His presence on stage can be seen throughout Quebec, both for opera and operetta companies. He was heard in 2013 as Calchas in Offenbach’s La Belle Hélène for Théâtre Lyrique de la Montérégie and earlier as Comte Almaviva in Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro for Opera da Camera. In September of 2013 he held the role of Marcello in the production of La Bohême by Opera-Immédiat. A few weeks earlier, he was on the Gala « Les Voix de chez Nous » for the Festival Opera of St-Eustache. Other notable roles he has performed include Germont (La Traviata), Zurga (Les pêcheurs de perles) Peter (Hänsel und Gretel), Scarpia (Tosca), Le Dancaïre et Moralès (Carmen), Agamemnon (La Belle Hélène). He can also be heard as a soloist in Oratorio and other sacred works, and in solo recital as well.
Martin-Michel Boucher was fortunate enough to cross paths, during his studies and career, with renowned teachers, conductors and stage directors, including France Dion, Jean-François Lapointe, Nicole Paiement, Jean-François Rivest, Bernard Têtu, Alain Trudel, Lorraine Vaillancourt, Benoit Brière, Alice Ronfard, Réal Bossé and Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière, among others. He has also participated in Master classes by famous artists Craig Rutemberg, Martin Isep and Gerald Finley.