Canadian soprano Breanna Temple is a promising young singer quickly gaining recognition for her beautiful and warm light lyric soprano voice. She has been the recipient of several awards, including an encouragement award from the prestigious Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, and has had the pleasure of performing and working with many renown directors and coaches across Canada and Europe.
Ms. Temple has most recently been seen performing as Kate and First Friend in The Ballad of Baby Doe with Opera by Request in Toronto, and as Countess Ceprano in Rigoletto with Opera Hamilton. In 2011 she had the pleasure of performing the role of Susanna in the Accademia Europea dell’Opera’s production of Le nozze di Figaro set in the beautiful Tuscan countryside outside Pistoia, Italy.
Ms. Temple has performed numerous previous roles, including Zerlina in Don Giovanni, the Baronesse de Gondremark in La Vie Parisienne, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro. Operatic scenes have included the roles of the Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen, Nanetta in Falstaff, and Flora in The Turn of the Screw, First Lady in Die Zauberflöte, Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia, Ottone in Griselda, Musetta in La Bohème, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Servillia in La Clemenza di Tito, Dolly Trull in The Beggar's Opera, and scenes in Roger Marsh’s Pierrot Lunaire. Ms. Temple has performed many solo soprano concert roles as well, including the solo soprano in Mozart’s Requiem with the Lethbridge Symphony Orchestra, and as a soloist in Vivaldi’s Gloria.
Originally from Canmore Alberta, Breanna Temple has been studying voice for over twelve years. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Lethbridge, and a Master’s degree in Performance and Literature at the University of Western Ontario.