Livia Brash

Livia Brash (2017 Dalwood-Wylie American Institute of Musical Studies Award & AIMS Sundell Awards) What does winning these Awards mean to you? To be considered by The Opera Foundation for young Australians is a great honour, for which I am incredibly thankful. Winning this Award and being given the wonderful opportunity to work on my [...]

Livia Brash2017-12-13T11:38:38+11:00

Paull-Anthony Keightley

Paull-Anthony Keightley (2017 Deutsche Oper Berlin Award) What does winning this Award mean to you? Being named the winner of The Opera Foundation for young Australians' Deutsche Oper Berlin Award is absolutely life changing. Not only will I have the opportunity to observe some of the greatest artists of our generation, I will be singing along-side [...]

Paull-Anthony Keightley2017-12-11T06:04:46+11:00

Fiona Jopson

Fiona Jopson (2017 Vienna State Opera Award) What does winning this Award mean to you? A few years ago I was assessing my life and career goals for the next 5 to 10 years. One of these goals was to experience the international stage and the Vienna State Opera was one of the houses on [...]

Fiona Jopson2017-12-13T11:37:42+11:00

2017 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship Concert

This wonderful event was held on Sunday 29th October 2017 at 4pm at the Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Press Release – Winner - 2017 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship Finals Fleuranna Brockway  mezzo-soprano – WA Christopher Curcuruto bass-baritone – NSW Bronwyn Douglass mezzo-soprano – NSW Michael Petruccelli tenor – VIC [...]

2017 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship Concert2017-11-17T05:17:42+11:00

Sylvie Humphries

Dalwood-Wylie American Institute of Musical Studies Award (AIMS) 2016 Winner – Sylvie Humphries – Soprano   What did winning this award mean to you? Winning the 2016 American Institute of Musical Studies award from the The Opera Foundation for young Australians was an honour. In 2014 I was a finalist of The Foundation’s Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship [...]

Sylvie Humphries2017-11-09T23:41:42+11:00

Aleisa Jelbart

Set Designer Pia Leong, Assistant Designer Oliver Burkhardt and Aleisa Jelbart. Aleisa Jelbart - 2016 Rockend Berlin New Music opera Award Winner In late October 2016, I set off on my three month trip to Berlin, supported by the Rockend Berlin New Music Opera Award. During my stay I spent two months at the Komische [...]

Aleisa Jelbart2017-11-09T22:31:21+11:00

Margaret Plummer – Vienna State Opera Award Winner

Marcellina (with Carlo Lepore as Basilio and Matteo Falcier as Don Basilio) in Le Nozze di Figaro while on tour with the Staatsoper in Japan, Maestro Riccardo Muti conducting. Photos by Michael Pöhn. Vienna State Opera Award 2015 Winner - Margaret Plummer - Mezzo Soprano   How would you describe your experience in Vienna so [...]

Margaret Plummer – Vienna State Opera Award Winner2017-11-17T05:19:05+11:00

Valda Wilson

Photo: Judith Gawol On Thursday 7th July 2016 Valda Wilson gave a beautiful performance at our supporters Soiree at Fairwater.  Valda was the Foundation’s winner of the 2008 Rockend National Opera Studio London Scholarship & Robert & Betty Salzer Award.  She will be performing the lead of Theodora in Pinchgut Opera’s production of Handel’s Theodora in [...]

Valda Wilson2017-11-17T05:19:33+11:00