Toronto-based soprano Sinéad White performs regularly with groups such as Tafelmusik Orchestra & Chamber Choir, Theatre of Early Music, Toronto Bach Festival and the Toronto Mendelssohn Singers and is thrilled to have joined The Elora Singers.
Recent highlights as a soloist include a recital with Victoria Baroque, Bach’s BWV 78, 150 and 249 with the Toronto Bach Festival, Vivaldi’s Gloria and Schütz’s Musikalische Exequien with the Nota Bene Players, the role of Sally in Nick Veltmeyer's Nova Scotian folk-opera Jimmy & Rosalia with Aureas Voces, Buxtehude's Membra Jesu Nostri with Early Music Vancouver, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with the Kamloops Symphony, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Okanagan Festival Singers and Handel’s Messiah with the Chilliwack Symphony.
Alongside lutenist Jonathan Stuchbery, Sinéad is the co-founder of Duo Oriana, a soprano/lute duo dedicated to music of the renaissance and baroque alongside folk music arrangements. Their debut album How Like a Golden Dream released with Leaf Music this year and was generously supported by Canada Council for the Arts and FACTOR Canada.
Her training includes a young artist residency at the Boston Early Music Festival, the Ton Koopman Academy in the Netherlands, an Art of Song Fellowship at the Toronto Summer Music Festival, the Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Program and the Sibelius Academy’s Creative Dialogues Program in Santa Fe. Sinéad obtained her Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Voice/Opera at McGill University and is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Historical Performance at the University of Toronto.
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