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Selected Writings

Photo by Trevor Nelson

Recent publications:
Spotlight on Rebecca Hass (Opera Canada Magazine, Winter 2022)
a feature on Opera Canada's inaugural Nada Ristich Change Maker recipient

Opera, sustainability and reconciliation (Opera Canada Magazine, Winter 2021)
a portrait of the Canadian opera community's efforts towards sustainability

La voix humaine and mental health (Opera Canada Magazine, Fall 2021)
a look at how opera companies can support singers' mental health

A tribute to Ezra Schabas (Opera Canada Magazine, Spring 2021)
a tribute to Sara's late grandfather, educator, author & musician Ezra Schabas


How can diverse identities experience Messiah? (Opera Canada Online, 2020)

an opinion piece about what it means to sing and perform Messiah


Reflections on Singing Only Softly (blog entry, 2019)

thoughts on interpreting Anne Frank


Mary Clements and the New Opera, Missing (Opera Canada Magazine, 2017)

an interview with Métis-Dene playwright and librettist, Marie Clements


Why it is so important the COC gets Louis Riel right (Ludwig Van, 2017)

discussing the controversial adaptation of Harry Somers & Mavor Moore's 1967 opera


How a Toronto neighbourhood inspired a home-grown La bohème (Ludwig Van, 2017)

exploring Against the Grain's adaptation of Puccini's parisienne opera


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