As the live-performance scene in Australia reawakens Piera has joined the roster of Artist Bookings Agency and become a member of the Victorian Opera Chorus.
Praised for her “Melting vocal technique” (Operachaser) and “Expressive largesse” (Limelight magazine), Esther Counsel is an emerging young spinto soprano.
The Talent is back tonight! Our first performer will be mezzo-soprano Sidra Nissen. She'll be performing for our mentors a programme of song from both classical and music theatre repertoire, including Gretchen am Spinnrade by Schubert, and "Feed the Birds" from Mary Poppins.
Soprano Teresa Ingrilli. Photo credit: Matt Biocich Next in our catch-up series is soprano Teresa Ingrilli. Teresa appeared on The Talent in Season 1, 2019. Lockdown found Teresa and her housemate soprano Lisette Bolton in the spotlight for the balcony performances they were putting on for their neighbours. You can read more about Balcony Opera … Continue reading Catching up with…soprano Teresa Ingrilli
Mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Photo credit: Cameron Jamieson It's time for another catch-up, this time with mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter. Elizabeth appeared on The Talent this time last year, with another one of our performers, pianist Sam Colcheedas. In our chat, Elizabeth tells us how this year has given her the opportunity to learn new skills with … Continue reading Catching up with…mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Potter
Episode 2 of Ask the Mentor is now up! Featuring renowned Australian contralto Liane Keegan, in this episode, Liane shares her musical journey, answers questions from our listeners, and gives her top three pieces of advice for emerging singers entering the industry. Click here to listen, or head to The Talent's podcast feed wherever you … Continue reading Episode 2: Ask the Mentor podcast // Contralto Liane Keegan
Who's Piera Dennerstein? I am a soprano by fach, but at heart I would say I am a performer. I wish to use my voice as a conduit for art, meaning and human expression and I am not so fussed as to the genre or style I sing in order to achieve these performance goals. … Continue reading Episode 2: Piera Dennerstein