Sitiveni Talei

Sitiveni Talei


Background: Born, Australia. Studied voice at the Australian National University; attended the Yorke Trust Summer Opera Company in Norfolk, UK in 2003. Winner - Marianne Mathy Scholarship, 2008; awarded the Nelly Apt Scholarship and received the audience-determined Foster Award, during the Australian National Singing Competition

OA repertoire: Officer: The Barber of Seville, Eachus: Orpheus in the Underworld

Other Companies: Roles include Zurga: Les pêcheurs de perles, Ford: Falstaff, Pooh-Bah: The Mikado, Moralès: Carmen, Alessio: La sonnambula, Belcore: L’elisir d’amore, Antonio: Le nozze di Figaro, Jake Wallace: La fanciulla del West, Prince Yamadori: Madama Butterfly and Sailor: The Love of the Nightingale. Baron Duphol: La Traviata (IVAI, Israel); Njegus: The Merry Widow, L’Horloge Comtoise, L’Enfant et les Sortileges (George Limb Opera Company); Libertone: L’incoronazione di Poppea (Yorke Trust Summer Opera, UK). Recent concert appearances include: bass soloist in Messiah, St John’s Passion, St Matthew’s Passion, Faure’s Requiem, Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs. Recitals with West Australian Lieder Society

Recordings/Videos: Modern Australian Music for the composer Tony Noakes