Canadian soprano Rayanne Dupuis is very active in the realm of 20th century and contemporary music. She has premiered works by Wolfgang Rihm, Philippe Manoury, Gerald Barry, Giacomo Manzoni, Michael Dougherty, and recorded works by Charles Ives, Alberto Ginastera, Bernard Cavanna and Paul Méfano.
She has been a featured soloist with the orchestras of Montreal (under Kent Nagano), BBC, Helsinki, Porto, Rai (Italy), Pays de Loire, the Irish (RTE), Slovak and Romanian Radios, as well as with the Ensemble Intercontemporain. She has been acclaimed for her dramatic portrayals in productions for Theater Basel, Florida Grand Opera, Canadian Opera Company, as well as the operas of Seattle, Austin, Edmonton, Montpellier, Angers Nantes, Metz and Reims. Her past roles include Erwartung (Schönberg), La voix humaine (Poulenc), Lulu (Berg), Bluebeard’s Castle (Bartok), Das Gehege (Rihm), Lavinia (Mourning Becomes Electra), Governess and Miss Jessel (Turn of the Screw, Britten).
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