Canadian soprano Shantelle Przybylo is a recent graduate of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. This season at WNO, Ms. Przybylo was seen as Pamina and Papagena in The Magic Flute and Giannetta in L’Elisir d’Amore. In the 2012-2013 season at WNO, she was seen as Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, in the premiere performance of the American Opera Initiative, and as Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Performance), a role which she reprised at Green Mountain Opera Festival in summer 2013.
Other recent engagements include her Tapestry New Opera Company debut as Nataliya in The Enslavement and Liberation of Oksana G. Ms. Przybylo has also sung the roles of Arminda in La Finta Giardiniera, Miss Titmouse in Too Many Sopranos, Rose in Street Scene and Edith in the Pirates of Penzance. In summer 2011, she covered the title role in Lillian Alling with the Banff Centre’s Opera as Theatre program.
Ms. Przybylo holds a Master of Music Performance from the University of Toronto. She has received further training through the Centre for Opera Studies in Italy (COSI), the Opera as Theatre program at the Banff Centre, Green Mountain Opera Festival, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre, St. Andrews Opera Workshop, and the Royal Conservatory Opera Scene Study. She is a winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions at the district level, and was a winner of the Prix Jeune Espoir Lyrique Canadien in the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques competition in 2012.