A Joy to Hear
Celebrated for her resplendent vocal timbre, exceptional musicality and unparalleled dramatic instincts, Canadian soprano Simone Osborne is establishing herself as one of the most exciting emerging artists in the opera world. Simone was one of the youngest Grand Prize winners in the history of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions and has gone on to debut on opera and concert stages across the globe. A proud graduate of the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio, Simone has made over a dozen role debuts with the company in recent years. Read more
A selection of songs by Verdi and Rossini made the most of Simone Osborne’s keen dramatic instinct. Her soprano has a creamy, sweet top register and an arrestingly dark lower range.
Simone Osborne shone and her voice soared as Nannetta, the Ford's daughter, as she was given one of the few real arias in the work, a third-act beauty which she delivered with grace and care.