Lisa Sakulensky, GGS Chamber Competition, 2019

"A Show-Stopping Tenor"

"He sang Donizetti's lines with beautiful operatic phrasing, Italian diction, and bright frontal resonance." - Matthew Timmermans, Ludwig van Toronto

Blue Headshot
David Chang Photography
Red Headshot
David Chang Photography

Nicola Betts, GGS Opera, The Magic Flute, 2019

Short Biography

Zachary Rioux is a Canadian opera singer born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick. Mr. Rioux graduated with a Bachelor of Music from The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory of Music and is currently a Resident Artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts. Recent accomplishments include earning second place at The Mario Lanza Competition, a Gold Medal with High Distinction at The Berlin International Music Competition, a Gold Medal at The 1st Vienna International Music Festival, first place at The Elite International Music Festival, and third place at The Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition. He was a Young Artist at The Glimmerglass Festival in 2019, where he performed as The Marquis in The Ghosts of Versailles.

Opera Atelier
Bruce Zinger, Opera Atelier, Idomeneo, 2019
Tamino Brott Opera
Bob Hatcher, Brott Opera, The Magic Flute, 2018
GGS Chamber Competition
Lisa Sakulensky, GGS Chamber Competition, 2019
Brott Opera Magic Flute
Bob Hatcher, Brott Opera, The Magic Flute, 2018
Montreal Opera Gala Talent 2018
Brent Calis, Opéra de Montréal Gala, 2018
SongFest 2017 with Sanford Sylvan
Jeanine Hill, SongFest, 2017