Samantha Louis-Jean received her vocal training at the Maîtrise de Radio-France, the University of Montreal and with Janice Chapman in London. She has performed at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Dijon Opera, Lille Opera, Luxembourg Opera, Montpellier Opera, Quebec Opera, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Montreal Baroque Festival, the Folles Journées de Nantes; and collaborated with conductors such as Jean-Claude Malgoire, Emmanuelle Haïm and Christophe Rousset.

Samantha is a winner of the Froville International Baroque Competition, the Prix d’Europe Competition, the Lyndon-Woodside Oratorio Society of New York Competition and the Jacqueline Desmarais Foundation. She is a grant recipient of the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, the Canada Council of the Arts, the Jeunesses Musicales du Canada and the Père-Lindsay Foundation. Her most recent projects include Mélisande in "Ariane et Barbe-Bleue" by Lucas at the Opéra de Lorraine and Pauline in "Silvain" by Gretry with Opera Lafayette in New York and Washington DC.

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