On Feb 9, we are honoured to have Nathalie Paulin join us at Recitals at Rosedale for "Love...Actually". Her bio below:
Soprano Nathalie Paulin has established herself in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East as an interpretive artist of the very first rank. Winner of the 2005 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Opera Performance, she has collaborated with internationally renowned conductors including Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Sir Roger Norrington, Andrew Parrott, Jonathan Darlington, Hervé Niquet, Richard Bradshaw, Bernard Labadie, Robert Spano, Mario Bernardi, Andrew Litton, on both the concert platform and in opera. As well, critics have been lavish in their praise. Reviewing from the New York Times, Steve Smith noted that "Paulin [sings] with rich tone and compelling emotion.", while Renaud Machart from Paris’ Le Monde writes: “Nathalie Pauiln was impeccable in diction, musicality and style”. Ms. Paulin was featured by L’Opéra de Montréal as Mélisande in PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE, and Norina in DON PASQUALE and in the title role of Handel’s SEMELE for Chicago Opera Theater, Arizone Opera and Pacific Opera Victoria, as well as the title role in MANON for Calgary Opera, Opera de Québec and Opera Lyra Ottawa, including a broadcast on Radio-Canada and CBC of the latter. She has also been heard as Pamina in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE for Vancouver Opera, Antonia in THE TALES OF HOFFMANN and Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO for Cincinnati Opera, Micaëla in CARMEN FOR Opéra de Québec and Calgary Opera, and The Dallas Opera featured her in THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN, CARMEN and THE MERRY WIDOW.
Ms. Paulin made her debuts in 2010 with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (Holland) under Yannick Nézet-Séguin’s baton, in 2011 with the Wexford Festival Opera (Ireland), and in 2013 with Bard Summerscape (New York). Her recent engagements include Mozart’s REQUIEM with Toronto’s Talefmusik as well as with Alberta Ballet (Calgary and Edmonton), David’s LALLA ROUKH for Opera Lafayette (Washington D.C. and New York City), Handel’s MESSIAH in Denver with the Colorado Symphony, Métella in LA VIE PARISIENNE with L’Opéra de Québec, Vivier’s LONELY CHILD for l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois Rivières, and Beethoven’s 9th symphony for Orchestra London. She was also heard in recital in Dallas, Ottawa and Toronto.
During the season 2013-2014, we will hear Ms. Paulin in Beethoven’s 9th symphony with the Seattle Symphony, in a program entirely devoted to Haydn’s music with Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society, and in the role of Micaëla (CARMEN) with Opera Tampa (Florida), and the title-role in Cavalli’s CALISTO with Cincinnati Opera.
Nathalie Paulin has been teaching voice as well as French Mélodie for undergraduate students and Advenced French Lyric diction for graduate students at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, since 2008.