Second Priest / First Armed Guard in The Magic Flute
Kaden Forsberg made his solo debut with Pacific Opera Victoria as Charlie in the company's 2015 school tour production of Mary's Wedding. Kaden has also performed in the chorus for South Pacific in Concert and Camelot in Concert, both co-productions of POV and the Victoria Symphony. He was Snout the tinker POV's 2016 production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and he returns in 2017 as the First Priest / Armed Guard in Mozart's The Magic Flute.
Kaden is a Masterís student at the University of Victoria, studying classical voice. However, he began his singing career in Musical Theatre, taking on various lead roles in shows such as Les Misérables, West Side Story, Beauty and the Beast, and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.
While studying for his Bachelor of Music degree, he had the opportunity to perform as a member of the Edmonton Opera chorus for a number of seasons. He has lately been seen in operetta repertoire and was privileged to perform Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore with the Victoria Gilbert and Sullivan Society, the title role in Candide with Opera Nuova (2014), and Sam Polk in Susannah at the 2015 Halifax Summer Opera Festival.
He has also branched into concert repertoire as a soloist with the Victoria Baroque Players, the Civic Orchestra of Victoria, the Victoria Choral Society, and the Victoria Philharmonic Choir.