Charlotte Siegel

Charlotte Siegel is a soprano and singer/songwriter from Toronto. She is a recent graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio and made her debut as Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, and as Manon in Ian Cusson’s Fantasma for the COC. She holds a Graduate Diploma and Masters in Opera and Voice from McGill University where she studied with Dominique Labelle, and John Mac Master, and obtained her Bachelor of Classical Voice Performance from the University of Toronto studying with Frédérique Vézina. Charlotte was a Buffalo/Toronto District winner for the 2021 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, made CBC’s 2021 list of “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30”, placed 3rd in the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio Competition 2019, and was also a finalist for the Atelier Lyrique National Auditions 2019 (Opéra de Montréal). During the pandemic she participated in Pacific Opera Victoria’s online residency as part of their Civic Engagement Quartet. Recent Canadian Opera Company credits include: Musetta (La Bohème), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Lead Hen/Innkeeper’s Wife (The Cunning Little Vixen, and Handmaiden 1 (Medea). Upcoming performances include: Anna (Nabucco, COC), Misatango, Palmeri (Toronto Mendelssohn Choir), Five Freedom Songs (Montgomery, Windsor Symphony), and Musetta, (La Bohème, Manitoba Opera). Past performance credits include: Beethoven’s 9th with the MGSO in Montreal, Soprano Soloist in Bond and Beyond (National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa), Soprano Soloist in Spirit Song Symphony ( Chamber Orchestra without Borders Winnipeg), Tosca Cover (Tosca), 2nd Apparition/Lady-in-Waiting (Macbeth), and Nella Cover (Gianni Schicci) for the COC, Rose Maurrant (Street Scene), Nancy (Albert Herring), and Elle (Knoxville: Summer of 1915), with Opera McGill. She also performed Micaëla (Carmen) with Summer Opera Lyric Theatre. She is a co-founder and co-director of the Toronto based non-profit the Marigold Music Program, which aims to close the accessibility gap between marginalized youth and music education