Marc Hervieux is one of the most sought-after Canadian vocalists, both nationally and internationally. A graduate of the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, the Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal, and the Advanced Role Preparation Studio of the Florida Grand Opera in Miami, he has studied with such prestigious voice teachers as Sylvia Saurette, Diana Soviero, Ermanno Mauro, César Ulloa, and Gerald Martin Moore, and received numerous awards, such as the Opéra de Montréal’s Diana Soviero prize, and the Fondation Charles-Émile-Gadbois, Gautier-Létourneau, and Fondation Jacqueline-Desmarais scholarships (the latter for three consecutive years).
Internationally, Marc Hervieux has sung, among many other roles, Alfredo in Verdi’s La Traviata at the Mariinski Theater for the Kirov Opera, in Israel with the New Israel Philharmonic, at the New Jersey Opera Festival, and at the Opéra de Nice; the Chevalier Des Grieux in Massenet’s Manon at the Málaga Opera in Spain, and at the launching of the new season of Bastia Opera in Corsica; and Rodolfo in La Bohème at Metz, France. He has sung in Starmania and its symphonic version, Starmania Opéra, in Montreal (world premieres), Quebec City, Ottawa, Paris, and Seoul. He sang Haydn’s Die Schöpfung with the Taipei Symphonic Orchestra in Taiwan. He has given a private concert by royal command before Carl Gustaf XVI, King of Sweden. In 2006, he joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera of New York.
Nationally, the major Canadian opera houses have invited Marc Hervieux to sing, among other roles, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Michel de Frobisher in Frobisher, the Duke in Rigoletto, Hoffmann in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Mario in Tosca, Luigi in Il Tabarro, the chevalier de la Force in Dialogues des carmélites, the title role in Faust, and Don José in Carmen. He has sung under the direction of conductors such as Valery Gergev, Zubin Mehta, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Charles Dutoit, Edoardo Muller, and Anton Guadagno.