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Anna-Louise Cole

Anna-Louise Cole

Soprano

Background: Born Melbourne, Australia. BA Hons and BMus Hons (University of Melbourne), majors in Music Performance (Voice) and German. Also studied at the Kunst Universität Graz, Austria and Karl-Ludwigs Universität, Freiburg, Germany. Has won and been a finalist in a number of major singing competitions. 

OA repertoire: Joined the chorus of Opera Australia as a full time soprano, 2015. Performed Gerhilde (Die Walküre) and Third Norn (Götterdämmerung) in the 2016 Melbourne Ring. In 2017, Anna-Louise will perform Crobyle (Thäis) and the title role in Aïda in Griffith Opera on the Beach. 

Other Companies: Title role, Tosca (Sydney Independent Opera/Opera van Diemensland); Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte) (Victorian Opera education performance); Annina (La Traviata), der Friedensbote (Rienzi), Frasquita (Carmen), Zerlina (Don Giovanni, Melbourne Opera); Sharon Graham (Master Class, Left Bauer Productions). 

As winner of the 2016 Vienna State Opera Award from the Opera Foundation for Young Australians, Anna-Louise will join the principal ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper from January–May 2017.