Described in recent reviews as “scintillating”, “exciting”, and “superb”, Maeve Palmer is a soprano in the Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at the Glenn Gould School (2017-18). Maeve is the second prizewinner of the 2017 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, an alumna of the Orpheus Choir of Toronto Sidgwick Scholar program (2015-17), and a recent graduate of the Masters of Music in Performance at the University of Toronto, where she studied under Mary Morrison, O.C.

Maeve has performed as a soloist in concert with Opera Atelier, Off-Centre Music, Tapestry Opera, Chorus Niagara, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Orpheus Choir of Toronto, among others.

Recent roles include Zerlina (Don Giovanni), soprano in Derek Holman’s Laudes Creationis, Matriarch (The Farthest Shore), The Angel of Death (No Mortal Business), Leah (Swoon), Satirino (La Calisto), and soloist in Bach's B minor mass, and Britten’s Hymn to St. Cecelia.

World premiers include Nicole Lizée’s Malfunctionlieder, Alice Ping Yee Ho’s Three Songs of the Tang Dynasty, Tyler Versluis’s Five poems, and Robert Taylor’s Opticks.

Soundtrack credits include The Space Between Us, film, 2017, and Aftermath, TV series, 2016.

 

Reviews

"Scintillating and exciting" 
- Schmopera

"Superb" 
- MusicalToronto 

World Premiers

Malfunctionlieder, Nicole Lizée

Five Poems, Tyler Versluis

Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty, Alice Ping Ye Ho (2014) 

Ellipses, Robert Taylor 

Opticks, Robert Taylor 

Lyca, Patrick McGraw

Selected credits

Concert & Oratorio: 

Soprano soloist in Laudes Creationis (Derek Holman) 

The Angel of Death in No Mortal Business (Allan Bevan)

Matriach, The Farthest Shore (Paul Mealor)

Soprano soloist Hymn to St. Cecelia  (Britten)

Soprano II solist  B minor Mass (Bach)

Soprano soloist Celtic Mass for the Sea  (Scott MacMillan)

Opera: 

Leah in Swoon (James Rolfe) conductor William Rowson

Satirino in La Calisto (Cavalli), director Timothy Nelson

In repertoire:

Queen of the Night, The Magic Flute (Mozart)

Film & TV Credits

The Space Between Us, film, 2016, soundtrack voice,  Andrew Lockington, and Michael White, composers Peter Chelsom, director

Aftermath, TV series, 2016, soundtrack voice, Andrew Lockington, and Michael White, composers, Glenn Davis, William Lauren, creators