Andrea Johnston

Andrea Johnston is excited to return to the Halifax Summer Opera Festival. On her last visit, she displayed her evil side as “Mrs. McLean” in Susannah.  Andrea is a native of Moncton N.B.  She received a Bachelor of Music majoring in Voice from Mount Allison University. After taking some time away from the stage to […]

Megan Hayward

Mezzo soprano Megan Hayward graduated with honours in performance from the University of Windsor. She began lessons many years ago with Doreen Uren-Simmons back in her hometown of Orillia, Ontario and enjoyed performing in local musicals from the age of 15. This is her 4th time singing with HSOF having played Mercedes in Carmen, La […]

Olivia Spahn-Vieira

Canadian soprano, Olivia Spahn-Vieira is thrilled to be making her operatic debut as Giulietta, in the Halifax Summer Opera Festival’s production of Les Contes D’Hof mann. With a strong musical theatre background, Olivia started performing at age 10, and, since then, has gone on to sing in more than twenty productions; most recently, as a […]

Steven Dewitt

Steven is a member of Halifax Camerata Singers and the Halifax Gay Men’s Chorus and studies vocal technique with Jason Davis. In his first season with the HSOF, Steven is the Speaker in The Magic Flute and Schlemil and Luther in The Tales of Hoffmann. Steven learns his music while doing his second-favourite thing, running.

Loren Graziano

Coloratura soprano Loren Graziano is a student of Nathalie Paulin at the University of Toronto, where she is currently pursuing her Master of Music in Voice Performance, and, in 2018, graduated with a Bachelor of Music. Loren has been featured on stage and in recital across Toronto, including Opera Atelier’s 2019 production of Mozart’s Idomeneo […]