The regional population may hear Bellemare France a few times over the next month. Of opportunities, since the original soprano Saint-Felicien is increasingly in demand.
France Bellemare was chosen to act as patron of the 2016 season of the musical Camp Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. An invitation she accepted with pleasure. “Last year, I attended a concert and it went well. Myself, I interned at the camp for two summers. I had to propose another show this summer. So I was offered to be godmother. I am happy to be the godmother of the camp. Programming is interesting, it’s wonderful. I am honored and flattered, “she said through a telephone interview.
It will provide the camp’s opening concert entitled My favorites presented with pianist Jean-François Mailloux June 22 at 19:30. An opportunity to present his musical favorites from the past few years, from Puccini to Dvorak through Piaf.
“This is an opportunity to offer pieces that I do not often have the opportunity to sing and that are beautiful as well as tunes that marked my career,” she described. “I’ll interpret the particular Edith Piaf and French melodies,” says one which emphasizes that Puccini is inseparable from its path.
His role as godmother to bring back to camp at the benefit concert presented on 10 September and featuring Qw4rtz quartet.
Louis Hemon Museum,
The soprano is also on the schedule of the summer program of Louis Hemon Museum of Péribonka. On September 16, it will be the church of the municipality as part of a concert where she will share the stage with Audrey-Anne Asselin, a native of Dolbeau-Mistassini.
Finally, on October 30, it will make its voice heard in a regional event, details of which have not yet been disclosed. “I am very blessed this year. I am very happy. I did not think the chance to produce in my area, “says soprano based in Montreal for four years.
France Bellemare has just finished his three-year residency at the Atelier Lyrique of the Opéra de Montreal.
“This is the stage before the start of working life” describes that which has just completed the representations of the herbé Wine, a production presented by the Ballet-Opera-pantomime at Arsenal Montreal, bringing together 13 singers, 17 comedians, 8 musicians and a choir. “It was something huge and crazy.”
Now she would like to happen outside of Canada, particularly in the US and Europe. “I’ve already placed some pins on both sides. I hope it will happen soon. I hope to become an ambassador for the Montreal Opera around the world, “she says.
While she hopes an international career, France Bellemare also intend to continue his journey home.
“It’s not so easy to settle in his own country. It’s good to know that people like to hear me here. For me it is very important to be present in Canada and Quebec. ”
Want to go
What: My favorites
Who: France Bellemare (soprano) and Jean-Francois Mailloux (pianist)
When: June 22, 19.30
Where: Camp musical du Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean
Price: $ 25