Coloratura soprano Tracy Dahl has established herself as an important artist on the international concert and opera stages. She has received high praise for her flair as an actress, as well as for her outstanding vocal abilities. Described as “a bright bird of her speciesâ€? by the Vancouver Sun, “her extreme high notes,â€? according to the Boston Globe, “are both easy and spectacular.â€?
Dahl has performed with the Metropolitan Opera Company, the San Francisco Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Washington Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Los Angeles Music Center Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, the ThĂ©Ă˘tre du ChĂ˘telet in Paris, and at the Aix-en-Provence Festival. She was featured on the Philadelphia Orchestra’s New Year’s Eve Gala concert under the direction of David Zinman, and she appeared with the Atlanta Symphony during the 1996 Olympics Arts Festival. Dahl performed with the American Symphony Orchestra in the world premiere of David Del Tredici’s Child Alice at Carnegie Hall. She has also performed with the San Francisco Symphony in Handel’s Messiah, the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra in Haydn’s The Creation, and with the Saint Louis Symphony under Leonard Slatkin.
Equally at home in recital, Tracy Dahl has performed solo recitals across North America and France. Dahl has collaborated with tenor Richard Margison in a joint recital produced by the Calgary Opera and Edmonton Symphony.
Tracy Dahl’s discography includes A Disney Spectacular with the Cincinnati Pops (Telarc); Glitter and Be Gay with the Calgary Philharmonic (CBC); A Gilbert and Sullivan Gala with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (CBC); and Love Walked In, a Gershwin collection with the Bramwell Tovey Trio (Red Phone Box Company). Dahl has also made numerous television appearances on the internationally acclaimed children’s program, Fred Penner’s Place.