L’elisir d’Amore - Adina
(August 24th & 27th)
Described in review as a “virtuoso singer” (Whole Note), and a “triple-threat [and] talented coloratura” (Opera Canada) Maeve Palmer is an alumna of the University of Toronto (U of T) Opera School the Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program (2017-18), and the Sidgwick Scholar Program with Orpheus Choir of Toronto (2015-18) where she sang as soprano soloist. She is the second prize winner of the 2017 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition.
Maeve is currently studying with Lorna MacDonald, and is a doctoral student in voice performance and pedagogy at U of T.
Recent operatic roles include Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Mary Crawford in the Canadian premiere of Mansfield Park (Dove), Sandrina, and Serpetta (La Finta Giardiniera), Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), and Greta Fiorentino (Street Scene). Oratorio performances include soprano soloist in Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Honegger’s King David, and Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecilia, among others.
Maeve has performed in concert with New Music Concerts, Continuum Contemporary Music, Opera Atelier, Tapestry Opera, Chorus Niagara, Orpheus Choir of Toronto, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Off-Centre Music Salon, and Highlands Opera Studio among others.
Maeve’s voice is featured in the Hollywood film The Space Between Us, (2017), and in the TV series Aftermath, (2016).