It has been a pretty wild season.  What makes a season so wild, you ask?  Oh. Well, let’s start with Iphigenia in Tauris. This marked my first (and hopefully

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Opera Atelier just announced their 2012-13 season and I am excited to be their Queen of the Night in the Magic Flute next spring.  Opera Atelier is a wonderful company

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  The 2012/13 season has been announced at The Canadian Opera Company and I am very excited to play Adele in Die Fledermaus in the Fall. Especially with Christopher Alden and

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From the Press release: “Vocal fancy is indeed what it will be when Austra collaborates with soprano Ambur Braid and baritone Adrian Kramer, two rising opera stars from the COC’s

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At the Trevi fountain.  Trevi Sun. Roma at night. Pantheon skylight. The Madonna in Sardegna. Sardegna beach time. (photo credit: Anne Larlee) Young love/old love in Parma. Cortona. A religious

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Where did I leave that knife? And other live performance dilemmas Soprano AmburBraid of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio sings the role of Amore, the god of love, in Orfeo

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Yesterday was the opening performance of Orfeo ed Euridice at The Canadian Opera and the show is stunning!  Robert Carsen has Amore look like Orfeo in the first act and

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This past month I have been in rehearsals for Orfeo ed Euridice at The COC, understudy rehearsals for Cenerentola and Ariadne auf Naxos, performed two chamber operas, chaired a record-breaking

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Becoming an opera singer is a long, painful, thrilling, satisfying, exhausting and lovely process. People often ask how I started singing opera, and the truth is, the thing that got

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This is me (as Amore) in Euridice’s grave. Photo Credit: our glorious Stage Manager, Mike Lewandowski. It’s an insane season at the COC.  A great one, but insanely busy.  This

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