Colleen Skull

Soloist, Soprano

Colleen Skull has performed with Canada's leading orchestras under such conductors as David Atherton, Richard Bradshaw, Martin Isepp, Julian Kovatchev, Nicola Luisotti, Julian Reynolds, and Timothy Vernon. In opera Miss Skull has worked with directors Tim Albery, Tom Diamond, Atom Egoyan, François Girard, Colin Graham, Christopher Newton, and James Robinson. She has performed/covered over thirty operatic roles at venues including the Canadian Opera Company, Pacific Opera Victoria, Manitoba Opera, Esprit Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Symphony, and many others. Roles include the title roles of Ariadne, in Ariadne auf Naxos, Elle in La Voix Humaine, and Jenůfa. Other roles include, Dido, Queen of Carthage in Dido and Aeneas, Mrs. Grosse in The Turn of the Screw, Wellgunde in Gotterdämmerung, Alice Ford in Falstaff, Agathe in Der Freischütz, Marina in Boris Godunov, Waltraute, Rossweise, and Siegrune in Die Walküre. Ms. Skull is a past member of the prestigious COC Ensemble. Radio and television appearances include performances on CBC Radio, CTV, Definitely Not the Opera with Sook-Yin Lee, Breakfast Television, TVO, and YTV. Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the Crane School of Music. Upcoming performances include recitals with Andrea Grant in Potsdam, Toronto, and Winnipeg.