Hugo Laporte Baritone

Hugo Laporte

Voice 2022 – Aria Division

CMIM Grant for unranked finalists


Voice 2022

Competitors 2022




2022: Born in Québec City, baritone Hugo Laporte has a warm relationship with Canada’s opera and classical music audiences. His steady presence at l’Opéra de Québec includes leading roles in The Elixir of Love, The Barber of Seville, and Werther. Laporte sang Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette at l’Opéra de Montréal, Escamillo in Opéra du Royaume’s Carmen, and performed the title role of The Phantom of the Opera in concert performances in Montréal and Québec. 

In 2014, Laporte won both the OSM Competition and the Canadian Music Competition. He received the Teatro alla Scala Prize at the 2019 Belvedere Singing Competition, earning him a Milan debut in 2023. 



2012-2021: Université Laval, Master’s Degree 

Principal Teachers 

  • Patricia Fournier, 2012-2018 
  • Ghinka Radilova, since 2018 

Prizes and Awards 

  • 2019: Award Teatro alla Scala, Belvedere Singing Competition 
  • 2014: Grand Prize and 1st Prize Voice, OSM Competition 
  • 2017: Prize for Art Song and Lied, and 3rd Prize, Concours Prix d’Europe 
  • 2015: 3rd Prize in Art Song, Marmande International Singing Competition 
  • 2015: Jeune espoir lyrique canadien Award, Young Lyrical Ambassadors 
  • 2014: First Place Winner, Canadian Music Competition 




AMBROISE THOMAS O vin, dissipe la tristesse

PIOTR ILITCH TCHAIKOVSKY Vy tak pechalny … Ya vas lyublyu
(The Queen of Spades)

GAETANI DONIZETTI Cruda, funesta smania … La pietade in suo favore
(Lucia of Lammermoor)



ERICH WOLFGANG KORNGOLD Mein Sehnen, mein Wähnen
(The Dead City)

CHARLES GOUNOD Ô sainte médaille… Avant de quitter ces lieux

GIUSEPPE VERDI Son io, mio Carlo… Per me giunto… O Carlo, ascolta… Io morrò
(Don Carlo)



GIUSEPPE VERDI Alzati … Eri tu che macchiavi quell’anima
(A Masked Ball)

 PIOTR ILITCH TCHAIKOSVKY Vy tak pechalny … Ya vas lyublyu
(The Queen of Spades)

GIAOCHINO ROSSINI Largo al factotum
(The Barber of Seville)




Hugo Laporte is generously sponsored by Denise & Jean Gagnon.


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