Canadian Soprano, Sarah Cambidge, is currently a first-year Adler Fellow with the San Francisco Opera. She made her company debut in their Fall 2017 production of 'Elektra' as the 4th Maid, as well as covering the role of Chrysothemis. This year, Sarah will be performing the roles of Ortlinde and the 3rd Norn in their 2018 'Der Ring des Nibelungen' and covering the role of Freia, as well as performing one of the Angels in Jake Heggie's West Coast premier of 'It's a Wonderful Life.' She will also will be making her company debut with Livermore Valley Opera in their 2018 production of 'Un Ballo in Maschera' as Amelia.
Sarah earned her Bachelors and Masters in Vocal Performance at the University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music. Most recently, Sarah covered the role of Donna Anna in San Francisco Opera's Spring 2017 production of 'Don Giovanni.' Last summer, She performed Elsa from Wagner's 'Lohengrin' in the Schwabacher Concert Series as part of her participation in the San Francisco Opera's 2016 Merola Program. Previous opera roles include Mimì in Puccini's 'La Bohème,' the title role in Floyd’s 'Susannah,' the Countess in 'Le Nozze di Figaro,' Marguerite in Gounod’s 'Faust,' Micaela in 'Carmen,' the Second Lady in 'Die Zauberflöte' and the title role in 'Suor Angelica.' Sarah has also performed various staged scenes and partial roles including the Governess in Benjamin Britten’s ‘The Turn of the Screw’, Konstanze from ‘Die Entführung aus dem Serail’ and Dirce from ‘Medea’.
In 2016, Sarah was the winner of the Denver Lyric Opera Guild competition and a 2015 Semifinalists for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions after being named the winner of the Rocky Mountain Regional finals. She has worked with organizations including the Boulder Symphony Orchestra and the Boulder Music Institute, the Vancouver Recital Society, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium (Spoleto, Italy), the Evergreen Chamber Orchestra, the Colorado Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Yakima Symphony Orchestra. She received numerous honors including the 2013 finalists for the Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition, the Robert and Judi Newman Fellowship, and the Outstanding Graduate Student in Performance award during her study at Lamont. Sarah currently studies voice with Kenneth Cox from the University of Denver.