Marie-Josée Lord

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Marie-Josée Lord in Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Marie-Josée Lord (born 1970) is a Haiti-born Canadian soprano.[1][2] Lord was adopted from Haiti at the age of six and grew up in Lévis. She made her professional debut as Liù in Turandot in 2003 at the Opéra de Québec. She was particularly noted for her Suor Angelica in 2006.[3] Her debut album of arias was released in 2011, becoming one of the Canadian label Atma's best-selling recordings.[4]



  1. ^ Marie-Josée Lord, no falling star! 7 Aug 2005 – Marie-Josée Lord's arrival from Haiti at the age of five in Quebec's historic capital marked the beginning of her musical education."
  2. ^ Marie-Josée Lord - ATMA Classique"Soprano Marie-Josée Lord is a force to be reckoned with. ... At the age of six, Marie-Josée was adopted by a white couple from Lévis, a town in Quebec."
  3. ^ Opera Volume 57, Issues 7-12 2006 "The title role of Suor Angelica was sung by Marie-Josee Lord, the one shining light of the evening. A warm, deeply-nuanced voice, a sure sense of stage presence and a musical sensitivity that brought life to every phrase promise a .."
  4. ^ Marie-Josée Lord - Bouillon Archived 2012-02-24 at the Wayback Machine Co-presented by Ottawa Theatres and MIFO "Her first CD, recorded with the Orchestre Métropolitain, was released last November, and has sold over 25,000 copies to date. Having toured with her show Bouillon throughout Québec this past spring, it will a real treat to see Marie-Josée at Shenkman Hall."

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