Introducing pianist Julia Hastings, our regular mentor for Season 1

Pianist Julia Hastings. We're very pleased to introduce our regular mentor for Season 1, pianist Julia Hastings! Julia Hastings is a Melbourne-based pianist who defies stereotypes by being equally at home on stage as an actor. But the unique fusion of Julia, the musician and actor and Julia, the theatre creator, writer and dancer is … Continue reading Introducing pianist Julia Hastings, our regular mentor for Season 1

Introducing our new host, Heather Fletcher!

The Talent's new host, Heather Fletcher. We're very pleased to introduce our new host for The Talent, mezzo-soprano Heather Fletcher! Heather is a mezzo-soprano who has performed with Australia’s leading opera companies including Opera Australia, Victorian Opera, State Opera of South Australia, Pinchgut Opera, and the Australian Contemporary Opera Company.  Her operatic credits include Love Fail, … Continue reading Introducing our new host, Heather Fletcher!

Episode 1: cellist Isaac Lee and violinist Louise Turnbull

L-R: Cellist Isaac Lee and violinist Louise Turnbull. Photo credit: Daniel Spellman The Talent is back for 2022! We're thrilled to be able to showcase twenty of Melbourne's most fantastic emerging musicians. This season will see a wide range of musicians, from baritone to strings, flute to marimba and piano. Each week, two emerging musicians … Continue reading Episode 1: cellist Isaac Lee and violinist Louise Turnbull

Soprano Teresa Ingrilli // Young Performer Summer Series 2022

Soprano Teresa Ingrilli. Photo Credit: Matt Biocich This week on the Young Performer Summer Series is soprano Teresa Ingrilli! Perth born and raised, Teresa Ingrilli is a soprano based in Melbourne. This year, Teresa is an emerging artist for Melbourne Opera’s Richard Divall Emerging Artist Program, a chorus member for Victorian Opera, a semi-finalist for … Continue reading Soprano Teresa Ingrilli // Young Performer Summer Series 2022

Soprano Amelia Wawrzon // Young Performer Summer Series

This week on the Young Performer Summer Series, we're featuring rising star soprano Amelia Wawrzon! Performer Bio Melbourne-born soprano Amelia Wawrzon is an Emerging Artist with Melbourne Opera and Opera Scholars Australia and recent recipient of a major prize in the prestigious Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award. She graduated from her Master … Continue reading Soprano Amelia Wawrzon // Young Performer Summer Series