Soprano Nathalie Paulin has established herself in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East as an interpretive artist of the very first rank. Winner of a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Opera Performance, she has collaborated with internationally renowned conductors including Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Sir Roger Norrington, Bernard Labadie, Robert Spano, Kent Nagano, Mario Bernardi, and Andrew Litton, on both the concert platform and in opera. As well, critics have been lavish in their praise. Reviewing for the New York Times, Steve Smith noted that “Paulin [sings] with rich tone and compelling emotion.”, while Renaud Machart from Paris’ Le Monde writes: “Nathalie Pauiln was impeccable in diction, musicality and style”. Ms. Paulin was featured by L’Opéra de Montréal as Mélisande in Pelléas et Mélisande, and Norina in Don Pasquale and in the title role of Handel’s Semele for Chicago Opera Theater, Arizona Opera and Pacific Opera Victoria, as well as the title role in Manon for Calgary Opera, Opera de Québec and Opera Lyra Ottawa. She has also been heard as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte for Vancouver Opera, Antonia in The Tales Of Hoffmann and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro for Cincinnati Opera, Micaëla in Carmen for Opéra de Québec and Calgary Opera, and The Dallas Opera featured her in The Cunning Little Vixen, Carmen and The Merry Widow.
Nathalie Paulin has been teaching voice as well as French Mélodie for undergraduate students and Advanced French Lyric Diction for graduate students at the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto, since 2008. Nathalie has also been on faculty at VISI (Vancouver International Song Institute), Orford Music and at the Stratford Summer Music Vocal Academy.