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, and a recent graduate from the Masters of Music in Performance at the University of Toronto, studying under Mary Morrison, O.C.
Maeve has performed as a soloist in concert with Opera Atelier (pictured above), Off-Centre Music, Tapestry Opera, Chorus Niagara, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, with Orpheus Choir of Toronto as their soprano Sidgwick Scholar (2015-17), and at the University of Toronto, among others.
Recent roles include 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.
This summer, Maeve looks forward to her debut as Zerlina in the Centre for Opera Studies Italy production of Don Giovanni.
"Scintillating and exciting"
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
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)
Leah in Swoon (James Rolfe) conductor William Rowson
Satirino in La Calisto (Cavalli), director Timothy Nelson
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