Soprano
About

Recognized for her work in the baroque repertoire, Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin also sings Mahler, Britten and the music of the late-20th and 21st centuries with equal success. The prestigious distinctions she has received include the title of “Soloist of the Year” awarded by the Communauté internationale des radios publiques de langue française, first prize in the CBC Radio competition for young performers, and the Virginia Parker Prize and Maggie Teyte Memorial Prize in London. In the 2016-17 Season Ms. Gauvin will make appearances with the Teatro Real Madrid in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito and the Theatre du Champs-Elysees in Handel’s Rodelinda, as well as appear with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra and Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, as well as tour with the Boston Early Music Festival.

Posted: Nov-10-2016
Latest News

Released in 2015, this world premiere recording of Steffani's Niobe, Regina di Tebe, in which Karina Gauvin sings the title role, is a nominee for Best Opera Recording for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, coming up in 2016.

Posted: Jan-11-2016
Latest Recording

This Grammy-nominated (Best Opera Recording) album pairs Karina Gauvin in the title role with Phillippe Jaroussky for a powerful "landmark event" (Gramophone).  Karina wonderfully plays the proud, but tragic, Theban queen in a stellar world-premiere recording of Steffani's opera.

Posted: Jan-11-2015
Latest Acclaim

"The obvious thrill is Toronto-raised, Montreal-based soprano Karina Gauvin, who showed off her ever-deepening artistry, tremendous vocal range and technique, and considerable dramatic chops in opera arias by George Frideric Handel and a sacred work by Antonio Vivaldi."

— Musical Toronto
Posted: Mar-24-2017
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Posted: Dec-15-2015