B I O G R A P H Y
Praised by Opera Canada for her “effervescent coloratura,” “stratospheric notes” and “dramatic vivacity,” soprano Anne-Marie MacIntosh is an exciting new face the North American opera scene. A native of Langley, British Columbia, Anne-Marie most recently performed the role of Diana in the world premiere of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer’s If I Were You with Merola Opera Program. Also in the 2018-19 season, Anne-Marie made her role debut as Juliette in Gounod’s famous Roméo et Juliette with Calgary Opera. In the spring, she performed the role of Coloratura with Against the Grain Theatre in their groundbreaking production of Canadian composer Claude Vivier’s Kopernikus.
Anne-Marie joins the Adler Fellowship at the San Francisco Opera for their 2020 season. In June 2020, she will be making her house and role debut as Chrisann Brennan in The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs.
Ms. MacIntosh is a recent alumna of the Calgary Opera Emerging Artist Development Program (2016-2018). In her time there, Anne-Marie performed the roles of Sally (Die Fledermaus), Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and the Shepherd Boy (Tosca) on the mainstage. She also performed as Laurette (Docteur Miracle) and Despina (Così fan tutte) in the Emerging Artist Showcases, Roseola (Cinderella) in Opera in the Village and participated in two school tours (Cinderella and Hannaraptor). In 2015-2016, Anne-Marie was a Rebanks Family Fellow at the prestigious Glenn Gould School and made her professional debut as Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro at Manitoba Opera. Other notable operatic credits include Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), and Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos).
Ms. MacIntosh is also no stranger to the concert stage. Most recently, she performed as the soprano soloist in Mahler’s Fourth Symphony in the final concert of the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2018-19 season. Previously, she was the soprano soloist for Poulenc’s Gloria and the finale to Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Vancouver Oratorio Society and the Vancouver Bach Choir, and was also featured in Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
Anne-Marie has also had success in many vocal competitions, including the Metropolitan National Council Auditions (Second Place, Upper Midwest Region 2015). A graduate of the University of Manitoba (M.Mus 2014) and the University of British Columbia (B.Mus 2012), Anne-Marie is a student of Tracy Dahl.