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Angela Brun

Soprano

 

Australian born soprano Angela Brun completed an Advanced Diploma of Opera at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2008; Angela was then offered the title role in Rossini’s Cinderella for Opera Australia’s touring OzOpera Schools Company for 2009.

Angela specialises in coloratura repertoire and has performed roles including: Adina from Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Zerline from Auber’s Fra Diavolo, Mme Silberklang from Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor, and Lisetta from Haydn’s La Vera Costanza.

For Opera Australia, she has understudied Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance and Tytania in Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Having been selected as the winner of the prestigious Opera Foundation Vienna State Opera Award, she worked with the Vienna State Opera from January to May 2011, performing the roles of Kate Pinkerton from Puccini’s Madame Butterfly on the mainstage, and the Waldvöglein (Woodbird) for a children's version of Wagner's Ring Cycle, the Kinderring.

Recent engagements include the Queen of Night in Pacific Opera’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, and Lakmé (understudy) and Rose in Opera Australia’s production of Delibes' Lakmé.  In October 2011, Angela travelled to Italy as a winner of the Italian Fellowship Award to perform the role of Adina in the Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini’s production of Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore.

In 2012, Angela covered The Queen of Night in Opera Australia’s new production of The Magic Flute; she resumed her association with the national company in 2013 and covered the title role in Partenope.

 

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