Originally from Québec city, Jean-Philippe Mc Clish holds a master’s degree and an artist diploma in opera performance from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, where he studied with soprano Dominique Labelle. Previous roles include Don Alfonso in Così fan tutte (Opéra de l’Université de Montréal) as well as Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Il Re in Ariodante, Készakállú in Bluebeard’s Castle, Falke in Die Fledermaus, Garibaldo in Rodelinda and Dulcamara in Elisir d’amore (Schulich School of Music). He also sang the King in Fête Galante (Smyth) with opera5. As a soloist, he has performed in Handel’s Messiah (Ensemble Sinfonia), Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle (Chœur polyphonique de Rimouski), Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana (Kingston Symphony), along with the Requiems of Brahms (Orchestre symphonique de Lévis) and Mozart (Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières). With l’Opéra de Montréal, Jean-Philippe sang in 2019-2020 the part of the Captain in Eugene Onegin, the Second Prisoner in Fidelio, as well as covering Raimondo in Lucia di Lamermoor. He was supposed to sing the role of the second Armoured guard and covering Papageno in the Komishe Oper production of Zauberflöte at Opéra de Montréal. A production cancelled due to Covid19. He was also singing with the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques (2018-2019). Who gave him the opportunity to sing with Regensburg Opera. He is a grant recipient from the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation (2019) and the Art Song Foundation award (2019). Jean-Philippe will be singing this year the role of Antonio and covering Figaro in Nozze di Figaro with Opéra de Montréal. He would also normally have been singing the rôles of Dr. Grenvil in Traviata and the Mayor in Jenufa. Two production that will be presented in the season of 2021-2022 instead. He will be part of the prestigious Verbier Festival for the summer 2021. Jean-Philippe is currently a resident artist at Opera de Montreal.