About Sarah 

Sarah began her professional career as a soprano,  gaining experience touring the UK in both musicals and operas.  She then moved into the mezzo soprano repertoire, and since then, over the past 20 years, has performed in the UK, France, Spain, Ireland, Germany, Asia, Barbados, Australia, New Zealand and China.

 

She gained critical acclaim and two Green Room Nominations for her performances in the roles of Venus and Ortrud for Melbourne Opera's productions of Tannhäuser and Lohengrin, then performed in their highly successful production of Tristan and Isolde, performing the role of Brangäne. 

 

She toured China singing Amneris in Aida with The Australian International Production Company and was due to perform the role of Berta in The Barber of Seville, with the AIPC, but due to Covid 19, the tour was cancelled.  

Last year, she performed the role of Erda in Siegfried (London) with GAFA ARTS Collective then this August she covers Erda in Melbourne Operas production of Das Rheingold.

Opera Companies

She has appeared with Melbourne Opera, Opera Australia, Opera Holland Park, Opera Queensland, State Opera South Australia, The Australian International Opera Company,  Lyric Opera Dublin, Carl Rosa Opera, Raymond Gubbay Productions, London Opera Festival, Jakarta Festival, Travelling Opera UK, Longborough Festival Opera, London City Opera, Macau Music Festival, Holders Barbados Festival, Opera Kernow, Co*Opera, Harbour City Opera and Opera Bites.

Roles

Her roles have included Amneris, Erda (Siegfried), Sieglinde, Ortrud, Brangäne, Carmen, Venus, Orlofsky, Zelatrice and Le Converse (Sour Angelica), Suzuki,  Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi), Donna Elvira, Liu, Fiordiligi, Countess Almaviva, Musetta, First Lady, Second Lady, Third Lady, Cio Cio San, Leonora (Il Trovatore), Alma March in the Australian Premiere of Little Women, Phoebe (Yeoman of the Guard), Iolanthe, Pitti-Sing, Berta, Sister Lillian (Dead Man Walking, Sydney State Theatre) and performed the role of Miss Baggott from the opera The LIttle Sweep at the Hobart Theatre Royal, Tasmania.

Concerts

On the concert platform, Sarah appeared as a soloist at the Royal Opera House, Linbury Theatre for the Covent Garden Festival, John McCabe's Notturni Ed Alba at the Westminster Central Hall, Opera performances at the Barbican, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Royal Albert Hall London, Beethoven's 9th Symphony at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall, Die Erste Walpurgisnacht (Mendelssohn), with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and with the Tall Poppeas at the Armidale Bach Music Festival.

Performances

Sarah began her performing career treading the boards of London's West End Theatres, including the celebrated Joseph Papps Broadway version of The Pirates of Penzance at the London Palladium, in which she sang the roles of Edith and Isobel and understudied the role of Mabel.

She performed the role of Annina in Opera Australia's inaugural Handa Opera on Sydney's Harbour performance of La Traviata and sang the role of Melissa in the Australian Premiere of La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall'isola d'Alcina for Ondine Productions in Sydney.  She also starred in the opening gala for the Melbourne Fashion Week.

Recordings

La Traviata - Opera Australia

The Mikdao - Carl Rosa Opera

Carmen - Carlton Classics

Notturni ed Alba - BBC

Yoga

Sarah has been practicing yoga for 30 years and has been teaching yoga and meditation for almost 20 years.  Trained in the UK, India and Australia, a fully qualified yoga teacher, she also runs retreats as well as teaching privately.

She was a Choral Director for The Australian Girls Choir in Sydney, has taught yoga at My Core Wellbeing in Guisborough and has taught for the teacher training courses at Bodymindlife Yoga Studio in Surrey Hills, Sydney. 

She was a teacher for The Art of Living in the UK, Australia and India.

Sarah will be running more 'Wellness Weeks' in the French Alps this June through to September 2020. 

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