September Concert – Midsummer Nights Dream

Saturday 6th September 7pm Sunday 7th September 2.30pm – Sold out! Will Bottom make an ass of himself? Find out when Strathfield Symphony Orchestra presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn | Shakespeare with full orchestra, soloists, choir, and excerpts from Shakespeare’s much loved comedy. Following the acclaim for our Romeo and Juliet – Prokofiev…

Bridget Patterson – Soprano

Soprano Bridget Patterson is a full time student at the Sydney Conservatorium in the Advanced Diploma of Opera. Prior to commencing this degree she graduated from the Bachelor of Music (Performance) with a High distinction. Since 2008, Bridget has been the recipient of the prestigious Helen Myers vocal scholarship for vocal excellence as well as…

Sylvie Humphries – Soprano

French-Australian soprano, Sylvie Humphries, has a Bachelor of Music Performance (2007-2010) and an Advanced Diploma of Opera from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (2011-2013). She has performed many roles, including Cupidon (Orphée aux enfers), Serpetta (La finta giardiniera), and Carolina (Il matrimonio segreto). Sylvie also has a blossoming recital career, having appeared as a soloist…

June Concert – Song of the Earth – Gustav Mahler

Photo credits Luke Potter Photography Saturday 21st June at 7pm Sunday 22nd June at 2.30pm “Dark is life; dark is death” From the opening cackles and guffaws of its first drinking song to its final merging of the soul with the infinite universe, Mahler’s Song of the Earth (Das Lied von der Erde) contains some…

Nicole Youl – Mezzo Soprano

After a stellar career as a soprano, Nicole Youl is now embarking on the next exciting installment of her performing life…. becoming a Mezzo Soprano. As one of Australia’s leading sopranos her roles have included the title roles in Madama Butterfly, Tosca and Suor Angelica, Mimi in La Boheme, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Amelia in…

Martin Buckingham – Tenor

One of Australia’s rising vocal talents, Martin Buckingham has appeared with Opera Australia as a principal artist, playing Rodolfo in La Boheme and Alfredo in La Traviata in 2013, and in Madama Butterfly and again in La Boheme in 2014. In 2012, Martin appeared in Opera Australia’s inaugural Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour. On the…