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Scott Rumble

Scott Rumble

Tenor Scott Rumble is an emerging dramatic talent making his mark on Canadian stages. Recent engagements include Anatol in Barber’s Vanesssa (VoiceBox: Opera in Concert), Oscar Straus’ A Waltz Dream (Toronto Operetta Theatre), Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Brott Music Festival, and Mozart’s Requiem with the Vancouver Bach Choir.

The 22-23 season sees multiple reengagements for Scott, including returns to the Vancouver Bach Choir for Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Toronto Operetta Theatre for Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, and VoiceBox: Opera in Concert for Cherubini’s Médée. Scott also looks forward to Beethoven’s Ninth with the Kingston Symphony, and a role debut with Vancouver Opera, appearing as Steuermann in their production of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer.

Mr. Rumble was also recently seen as Ferrando in Brott Opera’s drive-in production of Così fan tutte. At Calgary Opera, he appeared as Flavio in Norma, Rooster in Bremen Town Musicians, and was scheduled to perform Bénédict in Béatrice et Bénédict and Tanzmeister in Ariadne auf Naxos before the COVID-19 pandemic. During his time with Vancouver Opera, Mr. Rumble sang the role of St. Brioche in The Merry Widow, and covered both the title role in Gounod’s Faust and Rodolfo in La bohème.

Other credits include Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos (Highlands Opera Studio), Bob Boles in Peter Grimes (Vancouver Symphony Orchestra), Luigi in Il Tabarro, Bacchus, Lensky in Eugene Onegin (University of British Columbia) and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy). Mr. Rumble has also performed as the tenor soloist for Mozart’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, and Handel’s Messiah.

Scott was a member of the Calgary Opera’s Emerging Artist Development Program (2019-2021) and a member of the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program at Vancouver Opera (2018-19). He holds a Master of Music in Opera Performance from the University of British Columbia, and an Artist Diploma and Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Voice Performance from the University of Western Ontario.

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