Lara DODDS-EDEN

Lara brings international performance experience, a creative, sensitive approach and passionate commitment to every collaboration.   Following a twenty week residency as the Banff Centre’s Collaborative Pianist and Associate Artist in 2013-2014, Lara moved to Canada from her native Australia to commence doctoral studies with Lydia Wong at the University of...

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Ryan Harper

Ryan Harper

Toronto-based tenor Ryan Harper received his Bachelor of Music Performance from the University of Toronto, attended the Glenn Gould School, and then finished his formal schooling at Florida State University, where he earned a Masters in Voice Performance.  Furthering Education has lead Ryan to Stuttgart to sing  with the Bach...

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Deborah Hay

Filmography:  The Mystery of Mazo de la Roche, The Gospel of Phi, Countenace.  Deborah is an acclaimed stage actress who performs across Canada and the US and is known for her impressive work at The Shaw Festival and Stratford Festival. Read more at http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2301677/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1

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Ben Carlson

Ben Carlson is a Canadian actor, best known for his roles in Shakespeare’s plays. He portrayed Walter Shirley in the 2008 film Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning. Read more at http://anneofgreengables.wikia.com/wiki/Ben_Carlson

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William Webster

Founding Member, Resident Artist, Actor. FOR SOULPEPPER: (Selected): Don Carlos, Hamlet, King Lear, Nathan the Wise, Awake and Sing!, The Dybbuk, The Fantastics, Phèdre, Brief Lives. OTHER THEATRE: (Selected): 13 Seasons (Stratford); Waste, Camille (Shaw); Tartuffe (Theatre Calgary); The Music Man, Beggars’ Opera, The Cherry Orchard (Citadel); Galileo (Vancouver E.C.C.);...

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Kathryn Tremills

Kathryn Tremills has been described as “A brilliant pianist, “a performer of amazing technical artistry and mature virtuosity,” and “a remarkably perceptive and gifted musician.” An alumnus of The Eastman School of Music; The University of Colorado at Boulder; The University of Toronto; and the Banff Centre for the Arts,...

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Isabel Bayrakdarian

It’s not every prima donna who can boast a degree in biomedical engineering, but then, Isabel Bayrakdarian isn’t your average prima donna—in fact, she’d probably demur at being called a prima donna at all. In a career still in its second decade, an eagerly anticipated visitor to opera houses and...

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Russell-Braun

Russell Braun

Renowned for his luminous voice “capable of the most powerful explosions as well as the gentlest covered notes” (Toronto Star) baritone Russell Braun rightfully claims his place on the concert, opera and recital stages of the world.  His intelligent and thoughtful portrayals of Chou En-lai, Billy Budd, Prince Andrei, Figaro,...

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Michele Bogdanowicz

Canadian Michèle Bogdanowicz has taken an important place among the outstanding mezzo-sopranos of her generation. A Fellow at Ravinia’s Steans Institute for Young Artists, she was chosen to present the world premiere of songs “Facing Forward, Looking Back” by American composer Jake Heggie and as a member of the prestigious Merola Program of the San...

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Lucia Cesaroni

Italian-Canadian Soprano Lucia Cesaroni will make her Spoleto Festival debut with Maestro James Conlon as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro this coming summer. She has appeared with The Steans Institute at The Ravinia Festival, The Royal Philharmonic, The Berliner Symphoniker, The Victoria Symphony, The Montreal Symphony, Vancouver Opera, Pacific...

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