Philippe Sly

— Bass-Baritone

“Philippe Sly's elegant bass-baritone made for an attractive Claudio...”
Mark Pullinger, BachTrack - Claudio in 'Béatrcie et Bénédict' at Glyndebourne Festival

“Bass-baritone Philippe Sly, who trounced the Montreal International Music Competition, was effortlessly captivating here as well. He sang Golaud with honey and tears.”
Lev Bratishenko, Montreal Gazette - Golaud in 'Pelléas et Melisande' with Montreal Symphony Orchestra

“Philippe Sly impressed with his presence and vocal beauty.”
Philippe Venturini, Les Echos - 'Au Monde' at Opéra Comique de Paris

“Philippe Sly, a Canadian bass-baritone who is only in his mid-twenties, played Guglielmo with vocal tone of extraordinary beauty and a wickedly ironic stage presence. We will surely be seeing much more of him; he made his San Francisco Opera debut in the same role just last season, when he was still an Adler Fellow.”
Simon Williams, Opera News - Guglielmo in 'Cosi fan tutte' with the LA Philharmonic


French-Canadian bass-baritone Philippe Sly has gained international recognition for his “beautiful, blooming tone and magnetic stage presence” (San Francisco Chronicle). Mr. Sly is the first prize winner of the prestigious Concours Musical International de Montréal and a grand prize winner Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions singing the varied repertoire of Mozart, Bach, Handel, Stravinsky and Wagner. Recently, he was awarded Concert of the Year in Romantic, Post-Romantic and Impressionist Music at the 16th annual ceremony of the Prix Opus in Québec.

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