During the 2017-2018 season, Canadian soprano Carolyn Beaudoin will perform the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor, La Fée in Cendrillon and Jonathas in Charpentier's David et Jonathas.
Previous role highlights include Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Despina in Così fan tutte, and Josabeth in Athalia. She has covered the title role in Dido and Aeneas and Girl in the North American premiere of James Garner's East o' the Sun, West o' the Moon. Carolyn has also appeared as the soprano soloist in Handel's Messiah, Pergolesi's Magnificat, Fauré's Requiem, Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Vivaldi's Gloria, Bach's Cantata BWV 140, and Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb.
Carolyn is an alumna of several respected training programs, including the Toronto Summer Music Festival, Saint Andrews Opera Workshop, the Victory Conservatory of Music Baroque Summer Academy, and the Vancouver International Song Institute. She was recently named a finalist in the Wirth Vocal Prize Competition, the Brian Law Opera Competition, a national finalist in the Concours Voix Nouvelles, and a Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques with Théâtre Lyrichorégra 20.
Carolyn holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Performance from the University of Ottawa, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Performance from McGill University and is currently completing her Artist Diploma under the direction of Aline Kutan.
When not in a practice room or on stage, she loves planning long and winding road-trips in the rural Canadian wilderness and escaping the city to visit her family cottage in Haliburton.