Rebecca Gray is a soprano, composer, and improviser based in Toronto passionate about performing and creating fresh, complex, and inclusive new works. A graduate of the University of Toronto Opera School, she appeared as Donna Elvira in University of Toronto’s Don Giovanni (2017), performed the titular role in Prima Zombie: the diva that wouldn’t stay dead (2017), and premiered as the lead in Pomegranate (2019) with Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. She has performed with Esprit Orchestra, Tapestry Opera, Opera Q, FAWN, and has developed several chamber music recitals with her colleagues in the new music community. Rebecca’s compositions have been performed by musically diverse ensembles, including Ottawa’s 13 strings, the Capital Chamber Choir, and Ensemble Paramirabo. She has a particular interest in interdisciplinary work and has presented collaborative projects at Nuit Rose, the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab, the Toronto Creative Music lab, the Atlantic Music Festival, and the Banff Centre. She participated in the Canadian League of Composer’s PIVOT mentorship program, which will culminate in a choral performance by Pro Coro in Edmonton, and participated in Soundstreams’ Young Composer Workshop in 2021.
Works in Paramirabo's repertoire
In all its Hideous Nakedness