Jane Ede

Soprano

Jane Ede

One of Australia’s most versatile sopranos, Jane Ede has been a principal soprano with Opera Australia since 2010, with roles including Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), Musetta (La Bohéme), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Pamina & First Lady (The Magic Flute), Pat Nixon (The Nixon Tapes), Wellgunde (Ring Cycle), Helena (Midsummer Night’s Dream), Lady Billows (Albert Herring), Valencienne & Sylviane (The Merry Widow), Berta (Barber of Seville), Frasquita (Carmen), Pedro (Don Quichotte), Flower Maiden (Parsifal), Diana (Orpheus in the Underworld), Ellen (Lakmé), Countess Ceprano (Rigoletto), Lucy/Nurse (Bliss), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Fiametta (The Gondoliers) and Isabel/Edith (The Pirates of Penzance).

Prior to being a principal, Jane performed the title role of Madame Butterfly for the Opera Australia Regional tour for 40 performances, was a member of the full time Opera Australia Chorus and performed the roles of Witch (Hansel and Gretel) and Pamina (The Magic Flute) for the Opera Australia school’s touring company.

Jane Ede