Soprano Chantale Nurse, a Canadian of Guyanese origin, has always loved bringing her passion for music to all sorts of audiences. She has been a featured soloist at Opéra de Montréal on numerous occasions, most notably Sister Rose in Dead Man Walking, Clara in Porgy & Bess, and the roles of Sadie/Cousin Blanche in the Canadian premiere of Terence Blanchard’s Champion. Role highlights include Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte, Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro, and the title role in Tosca. Chantale has performed internationally in concerts in Europe and Asia, as well as roles such as MariainGrange Park Opera’s production of Porgy & Bess in London and Mary in Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio at the Kunst am Kai festival in Lübeck, Germany. Chantale is an avid recitalist and has collaborated with pianist Jérémie Pelletier, as well as concert pianist Janelle Fung. Chantale is also passionate about performing in styles ranging from burlesque to theatre, to musical revues, to funk and pop, to crossover genres such as techno-opera.