Canadian soprano Eden Tremayne is recognized for her heartfelt
singing and dynamic stage portrayals. For the past three seasons, Ms.
Tremayne has been a McPhee Artist with Calgary Opera and was previously
featured as an Apprentice Artist with the San Diego Opera and a Yulanda M.
Faris Young Artist with Vancouver Opera. Recent engagements include
Achsah in Joshua (Calgary Festival Chorus), Clotilde in Norma (Calgary
Opera), Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto (San Diego Opera), soloist for
Vaughan Williams’ Dona nobis pacem (La Jolla Symphony and Chorus),
Violetta in La Traviata (Jeunesses Musicales du Canada), Kate Pinkerton in
Madama Butterfly and Lucinda in the Canadian premiere of Dark Sisters
(Vancouver Opera), and Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (Bodhi Tree). This
spring Ms. Tremayne was a winner of the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta
Young Artist Awards. She has also received two Encouragement Awards
from the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and has been a
two time winner in the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus Young Artist
Competition and the Virginia and Susan Hawk Memorial Young Artist
Competition. Also a winner in the Johann Strauss Competition in Vancouver,
the Musical Merit Foundation of Greater San Diego Competition, the UBC
Concerto Competition, the Vancouver Opera Guild Bursary Award, Jeunes
Ambassadeurs Lyriques Competition in Montréal, and the Women’s Musical
Society Bursary Competition in Vancouver. The soprano received both her
Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Opera Performance degrees from
the University of British Columbia.
August 18, 20 & 21: This operatic adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing highlights the most delightful parts of Shakespeare’s tale of whimsy, wit, and of course, weddings, through the sumptuous score by Hector Berlioz.