The Montreal-based pianist Brigitte Poulin is an active and accomplished soloist, chamber musician, vocal accompanist and teacher, whose repertoire covers all periods. A proponent of the 20th and 21st-century music, Brigitte has commissioned and premiered more than fifty works for solo piano, prepared piano and various chamber ensembles.
Graduated from the Vienna Music Academy, the Montreal music Conservatory and the Université de Montréal (DMus), Brigitte has been artist in residence at the Banff Centre for the Arts.
Brigitte counts among her faithful collaborators baryton Vincent Ranallo, double bassist Ali Yazdanfar and pianist Jean Marchand. She has also founded two contemporary chamber ensembles: Ensemble Transmission and Trio Phoenix.
Brigitte Poulin teaches as a part-time lecturer at both the Schulich School of Music of McGill University and Université de Montréal. She is regularly called upon to adjudicate in Arts Councils grant proposals and at various Canadian music competitions. She is also a member of the Summer Academy of Orford Music and the Domaine Forget.
Her most recent CD recordings include: Folklore imaginaire music by Ana Sokolović (Naxos), Pierrot lunaire (Atma), Transmission and her own solo CD Édifices Naturels (Dame). Her performances can be heard on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Naxos Records.