Soprano Imogen-Faith Malfitano completed her Bachelor of music (performance) and Masters in Music Studies (Opera Performance) at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Here, she was awarded multiple scholarships, including the prestigious ESTIVO program in Italy and an Internship with Opera Australia.
In 2018, Imogen was thrilled to make her International debut performing the role of Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore as part of the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival. During this time, she was fortunate to work with coaches such as Nelly Miricioiu, Jonathan Santagada, Steven Maughan and David Gowland. This same year, she was selected as a Young Artist with Pacific Opera. In 2016, Imogen performed the soprano solo in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (SCM), was a finalist in The Opera Foundation’s Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship, Joan Sutherland Memorial Award and reserve finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. She was also awarded an encouragement prize from the Bel Canto Foundation as well as the honour of singing in Maestro Richard Bonynge’s 2016 Masterclass.
Opera highlights include; Susannah (Floyd: Susannah), Titania (Purcell: The Fairy Queen), Mme Silberklang (Mozart: Der Schauspieldirektor), Miss Tylney Long (Williamson: English Eccentrics), and soloist (Bernstein: Mass) Sydney Opera House. Imogen has broadcast for Fine Music 102.5, been a featured soloist for the Sydney Mozart Society and in 2017 performed as a soloist for His Excellency General, The Honourable David Hurley.
Imogen continues to study Italian, and has participated in Masterclasses with a number of renowned coaches including Emma Matthews, Lella Cuberli, and Fabio Centanni. Last year, she was awarded Second Place in the Sydney Savage Club competition and the Gordon Aikin Memorial People’s Choice award. Imogen was also a finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship, Fine Music Young Virtuosi Award and Semi-Finalist in the prestigious IFAC Handa, Australian Singing Competition, receiving the Instituto Italiano di Cultura prize.