A celebrated Baritone on the Quebec lyrical scene, Manuel Blais impresses with his vocal strength and commanding interpretation of operatic roles. Manuel Blais has appeared as a soloist with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestre Symphonique des Jeunes de Montréal, I Musici de Montréal, the Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières, the Société Philharmonique de Montréal, Orchestre Symphonique de Québec and the L’Ensemble Millénia. He has performed over twenty operatic roles on the international stage. To name a few; Escamillo in ‘Carmen’, Germont in ‘La Traviata’, Figaro and the Count in ‘Nozze di Figaro’, Papageno in ‘Die Zauberflöte’, Four Villains in ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’ and Zurga in ‘Les Pêcheurs de Perles’. He has performed in Italy, Germany, Israel, Canada, the US and France.