A graduate from the Manhattan School of Music and the Université de Montréal, Marie-Ève Scarfone has a distinguished career as a pianist both in Canada and abroad. She has performed across North America as well as in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. As a recitalist and chamber musician, she has been the guest of many festivals including Centro Històrico (Mexico), Printemps musical de Silly (Belgium), Flâneries musicales de Reims (France), the Louvre Thursday Concerts (Paris), The Song Continues (Carnegie Hall, New York), the Domaine Forget International Festival, the Orford Festival, the MSO’s Virée Classique, the Lanaudière International Festival and the Montreal Vocal Art Society, to name a few.
Recently appointed Head Coach at the Opéra de Montréal’s Atelier Lyrique, Marie-Ève Scarfone has a great love for vocal art. She has been musical director of various opera productions, including at the Wexford Festival Opera, the Opéra de Québec and the Opéra de Montréal. Ms. Scarfone also works as a vocal coach at McGill University, as a repetiteur at the Montreal Symphony Orchestra and as an official pianist at the Montreal International Musical Competition.
Winner of the Marilyn Horne Foundation Song Competition Piano Award and the Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation Award, she has received several awards from the Opéra de Montréal during her training at the Atelier Lyrique. Her recordings with various artists have been acclaimed by international critics and have been selected for many awards. Her recital album with cellist Stéphane Tétreault garnered Gramophone magazine’s “Critics’ Choice 2016” as one of the best albums of the year.