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Canadian soprano Taylor Pardell is a classically trained singer/actor based out of New York City who has a passion for musical theatre, opera, and classical-crossover.


Taylor is a recent graduate of Vancouver Opera’s Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program, where she performed the role of Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, La Fée in Cendrillion (Viardot), and Barbarina (Susanna u/s) in Le Nozze di Figaro as part of the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival. Most recently, Taylor was part of the ensemble in the new musical reading of Michael Strogoff: Courier of the Tsar, directed by Robert Cuccioli at the York Theatre in New York City.

Equally at home on the concert stage, Taylor has been a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Opera Orchestra (Bard on the Beach: Operas & Arias), and Opera Kelowna. Her concert repertoire includes Cunegonde (Candide), Juliette (Roméo et Juliette), Nanetta (Falstaff), Frasquita (Carmen), Musetta (La Bohème), Handel’s Messiah, and Mozart’s Mass in C Minor. Recent operatic roles include Gilda (Rigoletto), Olympia (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel), and the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen/Příhody Lišky Bystroušky in the Czech Republic.

Ms. Pardell has received a M.Mus in Opera Performance from the University of British Columbia, a B.Mus in Voice Performance from the University of Toronto, a Dip.Mus in Voice Performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and an ARCT Certificate in Voice Performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.

Taylor is proud to have been a Semi-Finalist in the Lotte Lenya Competition, Winner of the American Protégé Competition, Runner Up at the National Music Festival of Canada, a Canadian representative at the Hans Gabor International Belvedere Singing Competition, and Second place in the Voices of Brooklyn Competition. 

Taylor is the soprano member of Top Classical Crossover group Vivace ( She has been the sole cantor at St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Brooklyn, NY under the musical direction of Juilliard grad Andrew Violette, as well as a national anthem singer, performing for the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox. Taylor is grateful to have had her voice and performance videos used as part of the Pre-Show Entertainment for Metallica: WorldWired Tour.

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