"Maude Brunet as Cornelia's vengeance-driven son Sesto, virtually set the stage afire with well-sung fury."
Montreal-based mezzo soprano Maude Brunet is known for her warm, rich tone and expressive musicality. Her sensitive artistry and refined singing have made her a highly sought-after singer, performing with many of Canada’s most prestigious festivals, including Vancouver Early Music Festival, Ottawa Chamberfest, Festival de Lanaudière and Festival international de musique baroque de Lamèque.
Concert highlights for Maude Brunet include Mozart’s Requiem with Québec Symphony Orchestra, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with Grands Ballets Canadiens, Handel’s Messiah with Trois-Rivières Symphony Orchestra and Bach’s Psalm 51 awith Les Violons du Roy. A frequent soloist with Matthias Maute's acclaimed Ensemble Caprice, Maude starred in Juditha Triumphans, which won the 2014 Opus Prize for Concert of the Year – Baroque Music. In 2019, she will join Ensemble Caprice to perform Bach’s B Minor Mass, as well as a Bach cantatas program, part of the Complete Bach Cantatas Series at Salle Bourgie. A regular guest of that Serie, Maude Brunet will also sing cantatas with Studio de Musique Ancienne and Laval Symphony Orchestra.
This season, concert engagements include a Messiah tour, Vivaldi’s Stabat Mater with Les Violons du Roy and Vivaldi’s Gloria with Laval Symphony Orchestra.