Iain MacNeil opera

Bass-baritone Iain MacNeil (BMus’13) has quickly made a name for himself since leaving Dalhousie.

The Dal Music alum has traveled the world, appearing as a lead in famous operas such as The Barber of Seville (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) and The Marriage of Figaro (Il Nozze de Figaro).

MacNeil joined the Toronto-based Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio (COC) in 2014. He made his debut as Figaro in February, 2015.

All about the opera

Barczablog recently caught up with the rising star for a Q&A. He answered questions about his musical influences, favourite roles, and the impact of his studies with Dalhousie’s Marcia Swanston.

Read more in “Questions for Iain MacNeil: Guth’s Figaro“on barczablog.com.