The lyric tenor Emmanuel Hasler is a very complete artist. His curiosity leads him on a large repertoire from early music to romantic opera, art song (especially Duparc’s and Poulenc’s melodies) and contemporary works.
While studying in Paris, he sang the title-role of Albert Herring by Britten, Gonzalve (L’heure espagnole, Ravel), Le premier officier (Dialogue des Carmélites, Poulenc). He also performed as Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas, Purcell) in Genève, Paris and Versailles, and Tircis (Les fêtes de l’Amour et de Bacchus, Lully) at the Théâtre du Ranelagh in Paris. With the Atelier d’opéra of Montréal University, he sang Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten) Orphée (Orphée aux enfers Offenbach), Mopsa (Fairy Queen, Purcell), Adario (Les Indes galantes Rameau), Gardefeu (La vie Parisienne, Offenbach) and the title-role of Idomeneo by Mozart.
He recently sung Brahms’s Liebeslieders & Neue liebeslieder and the role of at the Festival Classica, the album Distance Vespers with the choir of St Andrew & St Paul cond. J.S. Vallée (ATMA,) with UdeM, St John Passion by Bach in Montréal’s Bach Festival conducted by Julian Prégardien, Haendel’s Messiah during a Québec tour with l’Harmonie des Saisons conducted by Eric Milnes.
He also did a lot of recitals in France and Canada with a special interest for Poulenc and Duparc. He also collaborated with several European ensembles such as le Concert Spirituel, la Chapelle des Flandres, la Cappella Genevensis, l’Ensemble Chronochromie, le Palais Royal, la Tempête. Emmanuel is currently working on romantic and post-romantic roles from operas by Bizet, Massenet, Verdi & Puccini.
At 18 years old, Emmanuel was admitted in the young singers program of the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles (CMBV, directed by Olivier Schneebeli) and obtained a voice degree. Thanks to this institution he did his first steps as a soloist in the NCPA of Beijing, the Royal Chapel of the palace of Versailles and Massy Opera house.
In 2016 he was admitted in the National superior Conservatoire of Paris (CNSMDP).After his first year, he left Paris in order to study in Montreal University (UdeM) with the Canadian tenor Richard Margison. In 2019 he obtained a Master degree and is currently pursuing a Doctorate degree in voice performance. Furthermore he participated in the Canadian Vocal Art Institute. He is supported by many scholarships from the University, like the Anne-Marie Trahan, George-Cédric Ferguson, Concours abbé Gadbois and Azrieli Fondation’s scholarships.
Emmanuel Hasler is also an experienced chorus master. He collaborated with many festivals such as the Festival international de musique sacrée (Sylvanès, France), the Festival Jean de la Fontaine or Festival 1001 notes. He also was Jean-Philippe Sarcos’s assistant.