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Philippe Martel (Bass-Baritone)

Born: Canada

The Canadian bass-baritone, Philippe Martel, hold a Bachelor of Aarts degree in in performance from McGill University where he performed several roles including the Commander in Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart and King Cadmus in Semele by George Frideric Handel.

Philippe Martel is pursuing a successful career in several styles from oratorio to opera. He has also performed the roles of Colline in La Bohème, Publius in W.A. Mozart's La clemenza di Tito and the titler role in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni, among others. He has also been heard in several oratorios, including the Passions of J.S. Bach, the Requiems of W.A. Mozart and Gabriel Fauré and G.F. Handel's Messiah, among many others. He performed Messe du Couronnement by W.A. Mozart as well as Mass in B minor (BWV 232) by J.S. Bach. He has been singing for many years with La Chapelle de Québec (Les Violons du Roy) and the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal.

Philippe Martel recently sang soloist for the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal in a work of Campra and debuted at the Opéra de Montréal in Gianni Schicchi by Puccini. He also participated in the Opera Leau qui danse, created by the Chants Libres organization. He has recently been heard on Espace musique and CBC radio in the Mass in B Minor (BWV 232) by J.S. Bach with Ensemble Caprice (Director: Matthias Maute). He also sings on the recent CD of the ensemble Salsa Baroque. In 2011, he appeard again at the Opéra de Montréal in Salome by Richard Strauss. He is also a founding member of Quartom quartet.



Source: Chants Liibre Website; SMCQ Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (June 2016)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

Florian Heyerick

Bass

Video (2015): Ripieno: BWV 182, BWV 4, BWV 39

Links to other Sites

Philippe Martel - baritone, bass baritone (Chants Liibre)
Philippe Martel Biography (SMCQ) [French]

Philippe Martel on Facebook


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