HÉLÈNE BRUNET (soprano) is particularly reputed for her interpretations of the works of Handel and Mozart. A graduate of the University of Montreal in 2010 and the Montreal Conservatory of Music in 2011, she has studied under the direction of soprano Suzie LeBlanc and the countertenor Daniel Taylor as well as participated in several master classes, most notably with Dame Emma Kirkby, Charles Daniels and June Anderson. Ms. Brunet has also participated in many different international summer programs including the American Bach Soloists Academy, the Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Institute in Toronto, the Vancouver Early Music Festival, and the Festival Ensemble Stuttgart. Her recent projects include concerts with the Montreal Bach Festival, with Luc Beausejour’s Clavecin en Concert, with Jean-Marie Zeitouni and the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal, and with Matthias Maute and Ensemble Caprice. This spring, Ms. Brunet will be singing in Toronto and on tour at the Royal Opera House of the Chateau de Versailles with Opera Atelier in their production of Persée by Lully, as well as in a recital, accompanied by pianist Sarah Ristorcelli, recorded and broadcast by Radio-France in Paris. Hélène has also performed alongside several renowned ensembles and orchestras including the Orchestre Métropolitain conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal. Hélène is featured in several recordings, including: Adagio: A Consideration of a Serious Matter (Analekta, 2013), Ave Maria (Analekta 2012), Vivaldi, Le Retour des Anges (Analekta, 2011), Messiah by Sven-David Sanström (Carus Records, 2010), and War Requiem (Hänssler Classic, 2008).