Soprano Rebecca Genge makes her Pacific Opera Victoria debut as Papagena in the 2017 production of Mozart's The Magic Flute.
Rebecca grew up in Victoria and is an alumna of the Victoria Children's Choir and the Victoria Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Nancy Argenta and Ingrid Attrott. In spring 2016, she completed her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Toronto, where she was the recipient of the Douglas Bodle - St. Andrew's Graduating Award.
As a member of the University of Toronto's Schola Cantorum, Toronto, she has performed with Emma Kirkby, the Tallis Scholars, and the Gabrieli Consort, among others. She is a member of the Elora Festival Singers and has sung with the Pacific Baroque Festival, Victoria Baroque Players,
In September 2017, Rebecca will begin her Masters of Music in Historical Performance at the University of Toronto. Her primary vocal professor is Daniel Taylor.
Rebecca has also participated in recording projects with the Theatre of Early Music and Schola Cantorum, Toronto (Director of both: Daniel Taylor), including the Juno nominated disk The Heart's Refuge for Analekta and Four Thousand Winter and The Tree of LIfe, both for SONY.
Below: Rebecca Genge sings O Clarissima Mater, by Hildegard von Bingen, Summer Music Academy Siena, 2016