Bruno Roy

Toronto-Frankfurt Baritone, part time facial hair


A recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble studio program, Montreal-born baritone Bruno Roy also received in bachelor’s degree and master of music from McGill University. During his time at the COC he appeared on the mainstage as Second Priest in The Magic Flute, the Jailer in Tosca, as Louis Schmidt and Dr. François Roy in Louis Riel, Lamoral in Arabella, Marullo in Rigoletto and also appeared in The Nightingale and Other Short Stories.

Other recent credits include Marcello in La bohème (Highlands Opera Studio), Belcore in The Elixir of Love (Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal and Opera McGill); John Brooke in Little Women and Count Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro (Opera McGill); Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette (Canadian Vocal Arts Institute) and L’Horloge/Le chat in L’enfant et les sortilèges (Opera on the Avalon).

The 2018-2019 season includes a house debut at Oper Frankfurt in Capriccio as well as performing baryton-martin in Claude Vivier’s Kopernikus. In May 2019, he will be the baritone soloist in Carmina Burana with the Ottawa Choral Society under the baton of Jean-Sébastien Vallée.

Bruno is a Recipient of the 2019 Eva & Marc Stern Fellowship at SongFest.