For nearly 20 years, Canadian baritone Marc Boucher has had an active career performing in operas, symphony concerts, and recitals. He has sung operatic roles in New York and Mexico, including Zurga in Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, Pelléas in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande with the Opéra de Montréal, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen in Dublin, Citheron in Rameau’s Platée at the Megaron in Athens, and the Duke of Santa Fe in Théodore Dubois’ Aben Hamet. Upcoming appearances include Golaud in Pelléas et Mélisande at the Festival d’Opéra de Québec and Publio in Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito with the Atelier lyrique de Tourcoing. Following the release of the complete songs of Francis Poulenc in autumn 2013 on the ATMA label, he embarked on the complete songs of Gabriel Fauré. Marc Boucher is currently working on another major undertaking, the complete songs of Jules Massenet. In January 2007, he received the Conseil québécois de la musique’s Opus Award for Recording of the Year in the Classical, Romantic and post-Romantic Music category, and in 2009, he was the recipient of the Opus Award in the Outreach Outside Quebec category. Since 2011, Marc Boucher has served as the general and artistic director of Festival Classica, in Saint- Lambert, Quebec, Canada.