Canadian mezzo-soprano Lillian Brooks praised for her “legato, lyric sound” (Ludwig van Toronto), and “easy handling of coloratura” (Schmopera), has appeared in many operatic roles and as an oratorio soloist throughout Canada. Her past operatic roles include Bradamante in ALCINA, Third Lady in Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE, Flora in LA TRAVIATA, and Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO. Lillian has enjoyed 2 exciting years with Calgary Opera as a member of their Emerging Artist Program during their 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons. She appeared as The Mother in AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS, Hansel in HANSEL & GRETEL, and was scheduled to perform the role of Beatrice in BEATRICE ET BENEDICT (cancelled due to Covid-19). This season, Lillian will be performing as a soloist in the Canadian premiere of Romulo Delgado’s THE CROSS OF CHRIST and can also be seen singing the role of Lucia in Toronto City Opera’s CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA.