Sydney Baedke
Named one of Canada's top classical artists under 30 by the CBC, soprano Sydney Baedke has made principle & emerging artist debuts with companies such as The Royal Opera House, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Pacific Opera Victoria, Opera on the Avalon, and Santa Fe Opera. Praised for her  “exquisitely lyric" voice (The Guardian), her performance repertoire includes roles such as Mimì & Musetta (La bohème), Margeurite (Faust), Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Contessa (Nozze), and Beatrice (Three Decembers). 
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Dean Artists Management, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Dean Artists Management, Toronto, ON, Canada
Morgan Reid

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Sydney Baedke

Noted as a "rising star to watch" by Opera Canada, soprano Sydney Baedke has been described as possessing a voice of "exquisite lyricism"  (The Guardian) and "impressive richness" (London Unattached). Her 2022/23 season has comprised of successful role & company debuts, including her debut at London' Royal Opera House in Oliver Mears' critically acclaimed production of The Rape of Lucretia co-produced with Britten Pears Arts, for which she was praised for her "passionate & hauntingly sad" and "unmistakeably moving" portrayal of the Female Chorus (Plays to See, Opera Today), as well as her debut as Musetta in La bohème with Orchestre Philharmonique et Choeur des Mélomanes at Montreal’s Maison Symphonique , for which she was hailed as a “revelation” for her “agile & seductive voice, projected with notorious assurance, strength, & efficiency”. (Le Devoir, Later in the 2023 season, she is honored to premiere a recently discovered work by Benjamin Britten through her ongoing young artist partnership with Britten Pears Arts.

Named one of Canada’s top emerging musicians under 30 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Sydney spent the 2021 summer season as a member of the renowned Apprentice Program for Singers at the Santa Fe Opera, where she covered Tatyana in Eugene Onegin and appeared as Antonia in an excerpt from Les Contes d’Hoffmann in the annual Apprentice Scenes Showcase. 2021 also saw Sydney star in the title role of Brott Opera’s digital, abridged production of Estacio's iconic Canadian opera, Filumena. She recently made her principle artist debut at Opera on the Avalon in as Beatrice in Heggie's Three Decembers, followed by an appearance as the soprano soloist in Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Brott Music Festival. She made her professional debut in 2019 as La Fortuna & Valletto in Tim Albery’s critically acclaimed production of Monteverdi’s The Coronation of Poppea at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, where she also covered Gilda in Rigoletto as a member of the Gerdine Young Artist Program.

Sydney is a Regional Finalist & three-time prize winner at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and recently performed on the stage of the Civic Opera House as a finalist at the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Centre Auditions. Sydney holds degrees in opera from Rice University and the University of Toronto, and was  a 2019/20 member of the Royal Conservatory of Music's Rebanks Family Fellowship Program. She is on the roster of Dean Artists Management. Sydney is immensely grateful for the support of the Sylva Gelber Music & Weston Family Foundations.

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