Our guest mentor for tonight is contralto Liane Keegan! Born in Australia, Liane received scholarships from the Opera Foundation Australia, Shell Royal Covent Garden Scholarship which enabled her to study at the National Opera Studio London.
Praised for her “Melting vocal technique” (Operachaser) and “Expressive largesse” (Limelight magazine), Esther Counsel is an emerging young spinto soprano.
Introducing our first performer for Episode 2 of Season 1 of The Talent 2021: jazz vocalist Olivia Dacal.
Our guest mentor for The Talent tonight is singer Carrie Barr. Carrie is one of Australia’s most versatile performers in Opera and Music Theatre with a career spanning over the last 30 years. She has established herself as a vocal teacher and mentor to many young professional singers and University Graduates and Masters students at Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Melbourne passing on her many years of professional experience and solid vocal technique.
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