Praised for his “contagious sensibility” (Revue l’Opéra), Canadian-American Baritone, Raphaël Laden-Guindon was recently heard as the baritone soloist in the world premiere Keiko Devaux's opera: L'écoute du perdu in a co-production of Musique 3 Femmes, Ensemble Paramaribo, and le Vivier, in Montreal. He will be heard next as Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro with NEMPAC Opera in Cambridge MA and as Harapha in a staged version of Handel's Samson with the Cambridge Chamber Ensemble. He completed a Graduate Diploma in Performance at McGill University in the Spring of 2022, where he performed the title role in Don Giovanni with Opera McGill. He made his professional debut at the 2020 Festival de Musique de Lachine, as a part of the concert entitled “Spotlight on the New Generation." Recent credits include Ophémon in L’amant anonyme (Chevalier de St-Georges), Bob in The Old Maid and the Thief (Menotti), Mr. Olsen in Street Scene (Weil), and Publio (cover) in La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart) with Opera McGill; Aristeo in Orfeo (Rossi), Corebo in La Didone (Cavalli) and Aristone in Xerse (Cavalli) with the Yale Baroque Opera Project. Raphaël holds a Master's degree from McGill University during which he was a recipient of both SSHRC and FRQSC master’s research grants. He is currently a staff singer at Trinity Church, Copley Square, in the city of Boston. Outside of opera, he is a cofounder of Puntalytics, the world’s foremost open source hub for NFL punting analytics.