Vanessa Croome holds a master’s degree in music (voice and opera) from McGill University’s Schulich School of Music and is also an alumna of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. The winner of the 2018 Opéra de Montréal Stingray Rising Star prize, she made her professional operatic debut as a Gerdine Young Artist with the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis in the summer of 2018. Recent credits include Miles in The Turn of the Screw (Orchestre de l’Agora) and, for Opera McGill, Pamina in The Magic Flute, Miss Wordsworth in Albert Herring, and Cunegonde in Candide. In 2020-2021, she will make her debut at l’Opéra de Montréal playing the role of Léa in the world premiere of L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi and Barbarina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro.
Member of the Atelier lyrique de l'Opéra de Montréal, Vanessa Croome is generously sponsored by Joan Vogelesang & Fred Heese.