Rose Naggar-Tremblay

Brent Calis

Contralto Rose Naggar-Tremblay studied at McGill University where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in vocal performance, with a minor in European literature and culture. She has been studying since 2020 with Lena Hellström-Färnlöf (Director of the Academy of Music and Opera at Mälardalen University).

During her time as artist in residence at the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal from 2017 to 2020, Rose Naggar-Tremblay was heard in Svadba and Twenty-Seven, among others. In 2021, she made a remarkable debut at the Sofia Opera in the role of Carmen, then won the First Prize at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra Competition, the First Prize at the Georges Enesco Paris Competition and the Young Hope scholarship Canadian lyric, then the Prize for the best interpretation of a Canadian work at the OSM competition with the Healing cycle, which she composed in collaboration with Éric Champagne. In 2022, she was named Revelation Radio-Canada in classical music 2022-2023, and won the Second Prize of the Prix d’Europe 2022. She also participated in March 2022 in the launch of the album of the opera based on life and the texts of Jack Kerouac, La nuit est ma femme in which she held the role of Gabrielle.

An accomplished musician, she frequently puts her voice at the service of chamber music, taking part in numerous concerts and recitals. She recently sang as a soloist in Elgar’s Sea Pictures, Palmeri’s Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus, Mozart’s and Duruflé’s Requiems as well as many Bach Cantatas. In 2023, she will make her debut at the Opéra de Metz in the role of the Second Spirit (Rusalka).