" Marianne Fiset sang the title role with a glowing, well-supported soprano that brought out
the Jane Austen-like independence and likability of her character. "
New York Times
" La soprano canadienne Marianne Fiset est une adorable Manon, fraiche, pulpeuse et sensible "
Known for the rich color of her voice and charismatic stage presence, Marianne Fiset has been hailed by critics and audience alike on both sides of the Atlantic. Recent successes include a celebrated Blanche de La Force in Montreal, Micaëla in Bühnen Halle and Liù in Vancouver as well as a Verdi Requiem of “exceptional beauty”. Noteworthy appearances also include her debut at Opera National de Paris in the title role of Massenet’s Manon, Malwina in Marschner ‘s Der Vampyr at International Festival of Lanaudière, Mimi in La Bohème in Tampa, Vancouver and Sankt Margarethen Opernfestspiele, Lalla Roukh's title role at Opera Lafayette, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at l’Opéra Municipal de Marseille and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at Calgary Opera. She gave recitals in London, Paris, Brussels, Geneva, Vancouver, Montreal and Québec City.
In concert, her projects have included La Vierge in Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher by Arthur Honegger and Maurice Ravel's Shéhérazade with maestro Kent Nagano and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Strauss Vier Letzte Lieder with the Quebec Symphony and maestro Fabien Gabel, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Mahler’s 4th Symphony with Orquestra Sinfonica Madrid, Dvorak’s Stabat Mater with Orchestre symphonique de Tours, Berlioz’s Nuits d’été and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with Orchestre Métropolitain under the baton of Yannick Nézet-Séguin. She has been a guest of the Violons du Roy, the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. She is also a regular guest of the Festival Vancouver, Festival International du Domaine Forget and of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra’s Virée Classique.
Recordings include Ophélie, a collection of french and german work for soprano, french horn (Louis-Philippe Marsolais) and piano (Michael MacMahon) for ATMA Classique, Melodiya (Moussorgsky, Glinka and Rachmaninov) and an eponym album featuring songs of Ravel and Debussy, both from Analekta, with pianist Marie-Ève Scarfone. A world premiere recording of Félicien David's Lalla Roukh in which she performs the title role is now available on Naxos.