Jessica Scarlato, a New Opera Talent
by Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni
In November 2009, she placed first in the NATS Ontario Chapter Auditions and also won an award for most promising singer overall. “This accomplishment was definitely a milestone in my development,” she says with pride. Ever since she decided to attend Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts in Toronto, Jessica knew she wanted to be a professional singer. “It will be like that again going to McGill,” she believes. “I don’t know anyone in Montreal, but I was thrilled to pass the audition and get accepted into the opera program.” And who is her favourite composer? “Giacomo Puccini without a doubt! I am a Puccini girl!” Let’s watch – a new Madame Butterfly is sure to emerge in the years ahead.
A regular contributor to Accenti, Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni is active on the Toronto literary scene. Her most recent book is Looking at Renaissance Paintings and Other Poems.
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