Florence Bourget

Mezzo-soprano Florence Bourget holds a master’s degree with honours from the Université de Montréal. She debuted at l’Opéra de Montréal as Wellgunde in Das Rheingold. During her first year at the Atelier lyrique, she played Mrs. Grose in The Turn of the Screw (Orchestre de l’Agora), Lucilla in La scala di seta (Orchestre Galileo), and was a soloist in Soirée à l’opérette (Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil). In 2019-2020, her roles include Alice in Lucia di Lammermoor, Angel II in Written on Skin and Dritte Dame in The Magic Flute. She is also a participant in the creation L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi (Espace Go Theatre) and in a concert featuring opera excerpts directed by Alain Trudel (Orchestre symphonique de Laval) in December 2019.

Florence Bourget performs as part of the OCM’s special Listen Local series of free virtual concerts.

This series features amazing Quebecois female artists: pianist Élisabeth Pion, harpist Valérie Milot, flutist Nadia Labrie and her twin, guitarist Annie Labrie, as well as mezzo-soprano Florence Bourget.

“Quebec artists are a great source of pride to us, and it is our duty to support them. All year long, crisis or not, the OCM sets out to give local talent as many performing opportunities as possible and I am thrilled to continue this tradition”, says general manager Taras Kulish, himself a proud Quebecois.OCM

About the Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM)
For its 80th anniversary season, the McGill Chamber Orchestra was renamed Orchestre Classique de Montréal (OCM). Founded in 1939 by violinist, conductor, and composer Alexander Brott and his wife Lotte Brott, the OCM quickly became one of Canada’s most established chamber orchestras, touring to five continents, recording extensively, and appearing regularly on radio and television. Now led by Boris Brott, OC, OQ, the elder son of Alexander and one of Canada’s most internationally renowned conductors, the OCM is a vibrant, innovative, and flexible ensemble consisting of the city’s best professional musicians, which presents concerts throughout the year in the finest halls of Montreal.