Midori Marsh


Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Midori Marsh is completing her Master of Music in opera at the University of Toronto, following undergraduate studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. Recent engagements include Sarah Thorpe in No One’s Safe and Johan’s Mother in Silent Light (Banff Centre); Frasquita in Carmen (Waterloo Symphony); Arminda in La finta giardiniera and Rose Maurrant in Street Scene (UofT Opera); Annina in La Traviata (Cambridge Symphony Orchestra); Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Portland Summer Opera Workshop); Laurie Moss in The Tender Land and Antonia in The Tales of Hof mann (Opera Laurier). This season with UofT Opera, she sang the roles of Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Cecilia Corfield in Maid & Master: The Massey Murder, and Mary Crawford in Mansfield Park. In October 2019 she took home both the first prize and the audience choice award at the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio Competition. She will be joining the COC’s Young Artist’s Ensemble for the 2020-2021 season, singing a Flowermaiden in Parsifal, Fekluša in Katya Kabanova, and Annina in La Traviata. She will also sing the role of Ivy in Fantasma, a newly commissioned Opera for Young audiences being written by the COC’s composer in residence, Ian Cusson, with libretto by Colleen Murphy.