Beth Hagerman is a Toronto-based soprano who has been engaged by Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Toronto Operetta Theatre, Toronto Classical Singers, Maritime Concert Opera, Loose Tea Music Theatre, the Canadian Opera Company's Noon-Hour Concert Series, Pocket Concerts, the Colours of Music Festival, Opera Nova Scotia, and many others. Her operatic highlights have included the title role in Dvořák’s Rusalka, Nedda in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci , Maggie in Dissociative Me, Rosalinde in J. Strauss' Die Fledermaus, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Mari Pepa in The Saucy Señorita, and the world premiere of the English version of Korngold’s The Silent Serenade as Sylvia Lombardi with the Glenn Gould School. She has performed other leading roles in GGS productions such as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute and Giunone in La Calisto by Cavalli. Ms. Hagerman recorded a recital with John O’Conor in CBC’s Studio One in Vancouver in December 2014, and has presented a program titled Songs From My Cupboard, featuring works by Toronto composer and pianist Peter Tiefenbach.
Ms. Hagerman was a 2014-2015 Rebanks Family Fellow at the Glenn Gould School, and is a graduate of the Artist Diploma Program in Voice, where she studied with Monica Whicher and coached with Peter Tiefenbach. In 2010, Ms. Hagerman graduated from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in German and Italian Studies. Hagerman obtained her Bachelor of Music from Mount Allison University, where her voice teachers included, Dr. Helen Pridmore and Wendy Nielsen.
RECENT/UPCOMING: Mexico-Canada Co-OPERA-tive Concert (Jan. 2017) with Opera San Miguel, Aida (Verdi) with Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Nov. 2017), Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) with Essential Opera and Orchestra Toronto (April 2018), Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) with Southern Ontario Lyric Opera (March 2018), La Bohème (Puccini) with Maritime Concert Opera (June 2018).