Olivia Federow-Yemm – Mezzo Soprano
Episode 8 || 17 September 7PM
French-Australian mezzo-soprano Olivia Federow-Yemm is an emerging young performer based in Melbourne. She has always been interested in exploring lesser known works from composers such as Alban Berg and Lili Boulanger, and her passion for traditional music has also led her to perform folk settings from Zoltan Kodaly, Luciano Berio and Manuel de Falla. Olivia has sung in operas from the Baroque period to the 20th century and has been involved as a soloist in the productions of Gloria! and Passion, Lament, Glory at the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne. Her recent lead roles include Mère Jeanne, covering Madame de Croissy in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites, Proserpina in Monteverdi’s Orfeo and Venus in Offenbach’s Orphée aux Enfers. Currently studying her honours year, Olivia has also appeared beside the Masters of Opera students at the University of Melbourne as Filippyevna in scenes from Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.
She will be performing:
- Mahler – Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen
- Gluck – Che farò senza Euridice