Maghan Stewart

3rd Prize Winner
2007 Brian Law Opera Scholarship Competition

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Biography prepared by Renate Chartrand from information submitted by the artist with her application for the 8th Brian Law Opera Scholarship Competition on 24 November 2007.

Soprano Maghan Stewart, 29, a native of Timmins, began her studies with a Bachelor of Voice Performance at the University of Toronto, completed her Master’s degree at the University of Ottawa, and is continuing her post-graduate work at Bard College Conservatory of Music. As a member of Opera Lyra Ottawa’s Young Artist Training Programme, she appeared in productions of Die Zauberflöte, Rigoletto and Salome. Maghan’s debut at Carnegie Hall was last spring; upcoming New York performances include Finzi’s “In Terra Pax” and a staged recital of American song, “Echoes of the Soul.” She recently received prizes in the Académie Internationale d’Eté de Nice competition and the Canadian Music Competition, as well as a grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.