Lauren Segal

Mezzo-soprano, Canada

In recent seasons her operatic engagements have included Maddalena (Rigoletto) at the Opéra de Montréal; the title role in Carmen with Saskatoon Opera; Nicklausse (Les contes d’Hoffmann) with the Canadian Opera Company; Sukuzi (Madama Butterfly) with Manitoba Opera; Dorabella (Così fan tutte) for Pacific Opera Victoria; and Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) with Opera Hamilton. Past performances also include Maddalena with Manitoba Opera and Opera Hamilton, Nicklausse with Edmonton Opera and productions of Die Zauberflöte, Nixon in China and Ariadne auf Naxos with the Canadian Opera Company. Equally at home on the concert stage, she has appeared at the Westben Festival, Le FestiVoix de Trois-Rivières, the National Arts Center in Ottawa, the Orchestra Métropolitain; the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Victoria Symphony, the Brott Music Festival, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and will be making her debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra this season. Upcoming performances will also include Suzuki with Calgary Opera, a Gala evening with l’Opéra de Québec, Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen with Niagara Symphony and Bach’s Johannes Passion with the Grand Philharmonic Choir.