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Taryn Fiebig

Soprano

Helpmann Award-winning soprano Taryn Fiebig is one of Australia most popular and versatile artists.

As a soloist, she has performed the 15th Century Masterpiece El Cant de la Sibil-la with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra for their popular Noël Noël Christmas concerts.   Internationally, Taryn has performed in Los Angeles with the contemporary music ensemble L.A. EAR unit, in England with the English Chamber Orchestra in St. John’s Smith Square, London and on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 in the radio dramas Southland and Pembroke, Arcadia.

In 2005, Taryn joined Opera Australia as a principal soprano.  Her many roles with this company have included Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Galatea in Acis and Galatea, Musetta in La bohème, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, The Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, Clorinda in Cenerentola, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Rose in Lakmé, Servilia in La clemenza di Tito, Karolka in Jenufa, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance and Gianetta in The Gondoliers.  In 2008/2009, she sang the leading role of Eliza Dolittle in the national tour of My Fair Lady.

For Opera Australia in recent seasons Taryn has sung Susanna, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) Musetta, Zerlina, Yum-Yum, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Aphrodite in The Love of the Nightingale and Lisa in La sonnambula; she won the Helpmann Award for her portrayal as Lucy in Bliss (which she sang in Sydney, Melbourne and at the Edinburgh Festival).

She sang Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride for New Zealand Opera, Sicle in L’Ormindo for Pinchgut Opera, appeared as soloist with the Queensland and Adelaide Symphony Orchestras, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Sydney Youth Orchestra and performed in recital with flautist Jane Rutter and harpist Marshall McGuire.  In 2013/2014, she sang Musetta, Pamina, Zerlina, Oscar (Un ballo in maschera) and The Woodbird (Der Ring des Nibelungen) for Opera Australia. 

Taryn returns to the national company in 2015 as Pamina, Zerlina and Susanna in David McVicar’s new production of Le nozze di Figaro.  She will also appear as soloist with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Adelaide Symphony and the Australian Haydn Ensemble.

Taryn Fiebig is supported by Maureen Wheeler AO