Mezzo Soprano Dionne Sellinger received her Bachelor and Masters in Opera from the University of British Columbia. Dionne performed a number of leading roles with the U.B.C. ensemble including Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro, and the title role in Florence Nightingale: The Lady with the Lamp. Dionne was a member of Calgary Opera’s Inaugural Emerging Young Artists Program and has since returned to perform Maman in Ravels’ L’Enfant et Sortileges, and Rosette in Manon by Massenet. She has performed Rosina in Barber of Seville with Burnaby Lyric Opera, and toured The Barber of Barkerville with V.O.I.S. as Rosie, a role reprised with Edmonton Opera. Dionne has performed Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly and Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor with Vancouver Opera.