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Annabelle Chaffey

Soprano

 

Background: Born, Australia. Graduated (High Distinction) from Sydney Conservatorium Opera School, 1998.  Scholarships awarded: Bud Brown Scholarship and the Barbara Edgarton Scholarship.

OA repertoire: Helen/Phaedra: Love of the Nightingale, Violetta: La traviata (Oz Opera), Papagena: Die Zauberflöte, Gianetta: L'elisir d'amore, Barena: Jenufa, Javotte: Manon, Peep-Bo: The Mikado, Fiametta: The Gondoliers, English Lady/Newspaper Seller: Death in Venice, Orphan: Der Rosenkavalier, Novice: Suor Angelica, Bridesmaid: Der Frieschütz, Girl: Lulu, Soprano Solo: Chichester Psalms. 2011 will sing Violetta: La traviata (Oz Opera)

Other Companies: Pamina: Die Zauberflöte (Pacific Opera); Helen and Phaedra: Love of the Nightingale (West Australian Opera, Opera Queensland, Victorian Opera); Marenka: The Bartered Bride, Lauretta: Gianni Schicchi (Sydney Conservatorium); Servant Girl: Elektra (Sydney Festival 2000). Soprano soloist: Messiah, Beethoven Ninth, Fauré Requiem, Exultate Jubilate and in concerts and recitals for Opera Australia, Opera Friends, The Opera Foundation, ABC Classic FM, James Morrison, The Australian Philharmonic Orchestra and the Beethoven Society.