Métis/Canadian Mezzo-Soprano Rebecca Cuddy’s recent career highlights include performing La Métisse in the world premiere of Riel; Heart of the North with Regina Symphony Orchestra, Kwe in the world premiere of Shanawdithit with Tapestry Opera and Opera on the Avalon, Mercedes (Cover Carmen) in Carmen, Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte and Toronto Concert Orchestra’s tour of Voice of a Nation in which she premiered a Métis song cycle by Marylin Dumont and Ian Cusson .
Earlier this season she joined Unsettled Scores as the Golden Fish-Boy in Contraries and Soundstreams for Two Odysseys: Pimootewin and Gàllàbartnit. Most recently she premiered and toured Flight of the Hummingbird with Vancouver Opera and Pacific Opera Victoria, which was Rebecca’s 6th world premiere of an Indigenous opera production since her return to Canada in 2017. She will be making her Winnipeg Symphony debut in 2020 for the remount of Riel; Heart of the North and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra debut in 2021 as The Page in Rigoletto. Rebecca completed her MA in Voice at the Royal Academy of Music, UK in 2017 and her BMus at Western University, 2015. Rebecca will also be furthering her studies in theatre arts as the Indigenous Artist in Residence at the National Theatre School of Canada, beginning in Fall 2020. For more information please visit www.rebeccacuddy.com