Isaiah Bell

Isaiah Bell
Composer, librettist and singer
Vancouver Technical Secondary School

BMus (2008)

Isaiah has been an ensemble member in the Young Artist Program of Pacific Opera Victoria, Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artist Program, and l’Atelier lyrique de l’Opéra de Montréal.

As well as being a composer, librettist and active performer in song literature, Bell has appeared as a soloist in concert with l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, l’Orchestre Métropolitain, the Winnipeg Symphony, among others. He has held lead roles in several operas including Ernesto (Don Pasquale – Saskatoon Opera), Ferrando (Così fan tutte – Jeunesses Musicales Canada), Nanki-Poo (The Mikado – Winter Opera St. Louis), and Madwoman (Britten’s Curlew River) at the Tanglewood Festival.

Subsequent education: Edmonton’s Opera NUOVA, Salzburg’s Universität Mozarteum and the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Baroque Oratorio Academy with Nancy Argenta