Rose Naggar-Tremblay began her musical training with piano and choral singing, and began classical singing at the age of 12. She continued her studies at McGill University where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in vocal performance, with a minor in European literature and culture.
She then joined the Young Artist Program of the Montreal Opera, where her dark, velvety, contralto-like voice stood out.
A rich and original artistic personality, she puts her creativity and love of languages to work in a variety of artistic creations, including writing librettos and children’s shows, as well as performing contemporary operas, a repertoire she is particularly fond of.
In 2018, she played Zora in Sokolovic’s Svadba at the Montreal Opera, a production that won the Opus Prize for Musical Event of the Year. The following season, she performed the role of Gertrude Stein in Twenty-Seven (Gordon and Vavrek) and participated in the creation of the opera La nuit est ma femme (Côté and Ivy) as Gabrielle in the 2019-2020 season.
Her curiosity and musical background allow her to explore a vast repertoire that also includes Carmen, Dido (Dido and Aeneas), the Duchess della Volta (La Fille du Tambour-Major)…
An accomplished musician, she also puts her voice at the service of chamber music, participating in numerous concerts and recitals. In Canada, she recently performed as a soloist in Palmeri’s Magnificat, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus, Mozart’s and Duruflé’s Requiems, as well as numerous Bach Cantatas.
Twice winner of the Young Lyric Ambassadors programme, she won the First Grand Prix Opera of the Georges Enesco International Competition in Paris in October 2021.
Most recently, she sang the role of Carmen at the Sofia Opera and was named Revelation Radio-Canada 2022-2023.
Among her projects : the Second Elf in Rusalka at the Metz and Reims Operas.