Charlotte Siegel is a soprano and singer/songwriter from Toronto. She was to have been a Resident Artist for Pacific Opera Victoria’s 40 Days of Opera in summer 2020 until the COVID-19 pandemic intervened. Charlotte will return to Pacific Opera in summer 2021 for 41 Days of Opera! Meanwhile she may be heard in conversation and performance on a Lunchbox Opera episode that is part of Pacific Opera’s For All to Hear series. Charlotte also sings a Handwashing Aria to the tune of Gershwin’s Summertime.
She just completed a Graduate Diploma in Opera and Voice from McGill University where she also holds a Master’s in Opera and Voice studying with Dominique Labelle, and John Mac Master. She obtained her Bachelors of Classical Voice Performance from the University of Toronto where she studied under Frédérique Vézina. Charlotte placed 3rd in the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio Competition 2019, and was also a finalist in the Atelier Lyrique National Auditions 2019 (Opéra de Montréal).
She recently performed the roles of Rose Maurrant (Street Scene), Nancy (Albert Herring), Elle (Knoxville: Summer of 1915), and covered Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) with Opera McGill. Other role highlights include Micaëla (Carmen) with Summer Opera Lyric Theatre, and Mère Marie (Dialogues des Carmélites) with Opera McGill. In 2018 Charlotte attended the Chautauqua Institute Voice Program run by Marlena Malas. In July 2016 she completed the Bel Canto Opera Program in Munich, Germany, where she sang Mozart excerpts including Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro) and Zerlina (Don Giovanni).