Member of the Atelier lyrique (1st year). Cairan Ryan obtained his Artist Diploma in Voice Performance at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music. He was also a member of the Virginia Opera’s Resident Artist Program, and holds degrees in performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the University of Victoria. He has taken part in summer programs at the Banff Centre, the Green Mountain Opera Festival, Opera on the Avalon, Opera Nuova, the Salzburg-Mozarteum Meisterkursen, and the Canadian Vocal Arts Institute. He is a laureate of the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques and winner of the Noël E. Spinelli Music Award, and was awarded an Alberta Foundation for the Arts Individual Music Project grant, a McGill University Schulich Scholarship, and a scholarship from the Johann Strauss Foundation.
Scotty McDonald, Lillian Alling (The Banff Centre); Pish-Tush, The Mikado (Virginia Opera); Falke, Die Fledermaus (Cowtown Opera Company)
Melchior, Amahl and the Night Visitors (Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal); Bob, The Old Maid and the Thief (Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal)