Isabel-Bayrakdarian

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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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,...

Peter-McGillivray

Peter McGillivray

Born in Saskatchewan and raised in Ontario, baritone Peter McGillivray leapt to international attention in 2005 by winning top prizes both at the Montreal International Musical Competition and at the Queen Sonja Competition in Oslo, Norway. He first attracted the national interest of Canadians both as the winner of the...

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Allison Angelo

Hailed as “A fabulous discovery” by the Toronto Star’s John Terauds, Canadian soprano Allison Angelo is a talented and versatile young singer gaining recognition on the operatic and concert stage. During the 2011-2012 season she was Musician in Residence for the St. Cecilia Concert Series in Halifax, appeared in recital...

Joni-Henson

Joni Henson

“As the ‘wronged’ woman’ Joni Henson is a powerhouse, making her Santuzza real, normal, and true.”  -Danny Gaisin “Henson’s Senta, though still a girl, is a deep well of emotion, to which Henson gives resplendent voice” -Kevin Bazzana Read more at http://www.jonihensonsoprano.com

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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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Ernesto Ramirez

ROBERTO DEVEREUX, Canadian Opera Company, Toronto On May 10 2014, Ramirez stepped in on short notice to sing the title role of Roberto Devereux at the Canadian Opera Company “Ernesto Ramirez, who was the cover for Roberto Devereux, got the nod today.  Knowing that people were coming to see Radvanovsky...

Nathalie-Paulin

Nathalie Paulin

Soprano Nathalie Paulin has established herself in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Far East as an interpretive artist of the very first rank. Winner of a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Opera Performance, she has collaborated with internationally renowned conductors including Jane Glover, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Antony Walker,...

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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.);...

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...