Recently returned award-winning Australian soprano, Cathy-Di Zhang, is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London. For Opera Australia, she has performed the roles of Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Micaëla (Carmen) and Rosina (The Barber of Seville). For Pinchgut Opera, she performed the roles of Créuse in Médée and Amour/La folie in Neil Armfield’s acclaimed production of Rameau’s Platée. For State Opera South Australia, she sang Mimi in “Bohème on the beach” for over 6000 people and for Victorian Opera, she created the role of Zhu Ying Tai in Richard Mills’ new work, The Butterfly Lovers. Other opera credits include Cendrillon, Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Lauretta & Fella (Gianni Schicchi), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel) and Lisa (La sonnambula).
Coming up this season, Cathy-Di will be appearing in concert with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and with the Australian Chamber Orchestra at Ukaria. She will be taking the Butterfly Lovers to Singapore with Victorian Opera, going back on tour with Opera Australia as Rosina and returning to Pinchgut Opera in “The Pleasures of Versailles” concerts in Sydney and Melbourne.