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Since obtaining a Master's degree in Vocal Performance in 1994, mezzo-soprano Noëlla Huet has embarked on a career filled with challenge and variety. Over the years her performances have garnered critical acclaim, most notably for her appearances in Handel's
(Studio de musique ancienne de Montréal), Dvorák's
(Orchestre Metropolitain du Grand Montréal) and Duruflé's
(Montreal Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Charles Dutoit).
In 2000, she was featured as alto soloist in performances of Bach's
, and during the same season, made her operatic début in the role of Ottavia as part of l'Opéra de Montréal's
The Coronation of Poppea
by Claudio Monteverdi. She appeared as Kabanicha in Leo Janáek's
, a role repeated in 2001 in Miami for Florida State Opera. Her more recent operatic appearances include Humperdinck's
Hänsel und Gretel
and Mrs.Sedley in
by Benjamin Britten.
Ms. Huet also toured internationally with the Deux Mondes theatre company. She was featured as Rosa, a character she created for the play
, presented in more than thirty cities and nine countries.
She has been associated for a long time with the Montreal chamber ensemble Pentaèdre, leading to the premiere of a chamber version of Gustav Mahler's
and numerous performances of
by Canadian composer R.Murray Schafer.