Margaret Bridge | Mezzo-Soprano

Mezzo-Soprano

Margaret Bridge

This Season

Madama Butterfly

Biography

Mezzo-soprano Margaret Bridge trained at the Royal Irish Academy of Music before completing further graduate studies at the New England Conservatory, Boston. Operatic roles include Melanto (The Return of Ulysses, Opera Collective Ireland), Elaine (Later the Same Evening, Opera Memphis), Prince Charmant (Cendrillon, New England Conservatory), the title role in Agrippina for New England Conservatory, and Erisbe (Ormindo, Royal Irish Academy of Music). Currently a member of the Northern Ireland Opera Studio, she is also a former member of the young artist programs at Chautauqua Opera, USA, and Opera Theatre Company, Dublin. As a soloist on the concert stage, she has appeared with the Ulster Orchestra, the Belfast Philharmonic, Back Chorale, Boston, the Goethe Institut Choir, Dublin, the RTE Philharmonic Choir, and the University of Dublin Choral Society. She holds a B.A. in Musicology and Theory from Trinity College Dublin. She was named NI Opera's Deborah Voigt Voice of 2018 at the Festival of Voice in Glenarm, Co. Antrim.