Italian-Canadian soprano Daniela Agostino is known as a “bright and agile soprano” (Stage Door) and is hailed for her “soaring and lively” voice (Opera Canada). She holds a Masters degree in Performance and Literature from Western University, where she studied with soprano Jackalyn Short. Role highlights from her studies include Gretel from Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, and First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. Daniela is the Founding Operations Director of Opera InReach.
Recent professional highlights include Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro (Southern Ontario Lyric Opera), Valencienne in The Merry Widow (BROTT Opera, Toronto Operetta Theatre), La bergère/une pastourelle/la chauve-souris in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Aunt Angelique in Kamouraska (Voicebox: Opera in Concert), Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Opera York), and Arsena in The Gypsy Baron (Toronto Operetta Theatre). This season, she looks forward to premiering Michael Rose’s new musical A Northern Lights Dream as Festa, taking on Gertrude Stein in The Mother of us all, as well as debuting with the Burlington Symphony Orchestra.