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Margaret Bridge

Irish mezzo-soprano Margaret Bridge has appeared with numerous opera choruses and ensembles across Ireland, the UK and North America, including the Monteverdi Choir, Glyndebourne, Wexford Festival Opera, Chamber Choir Ireland, Chautauqua Opera, the Handel and Haydn Society, and Irish National Opera. As a soloist, she has performed with Opera Memphis, Northern Ireland Opera, Opera Collective Ireland, Sestina, Belfast Cathedral Choir, the Ulster orchestra and the RTE concert orchestra. Margaret is an alumna of Trinity College Dublin, the Royal Irish Academy of Music, and the New England Conservatory; as well as the studio programs of Chautauqua Opera Company and Northern Ireland Opera. In 2018, she won the Deborah Voigt Opera Prize at the NI Opera Festival of voice in Glenarm.

Margaret used the COVID-enforced career break to pursue a Higher Diploma in Computer Science at University College Dublin and now enjoys juggling a day-job as a software engineer with an active performance career.