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Siobhan Stagg

Siobhan Stagg

The young soprano Siobhan Stagg is at the beginning of a great international career and is already one of the most popular female singers of her generation. At the latest since their short-term entry into Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem with the Berlin Philharmonic under Christian Thielemann in January 2015, the artistic development of the 27-year-old Australian artist was followed by the artistic directors and journalists. Even Christa Ludwig counts to Siobhan Stagg's growing global fan base and calls her voice "one of the most beautiful I've ever heard."

In October 2015, she took over the title role in Luigi Rossi's Orpheus at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, within a week. The leading daily newspapers surpassed the young singer's praise. The Royal Opera House immediately committed Siobhan to the next seasons; In 2017 she will be heard as a pamina.

Her artistic home is the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where she made her debut in 2013 under Sir Simon Rattle and in 2016 as Gilda, Blondchen in a new production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Sophie in Richard Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier.

In 2014 she made her debut at the Hamburg State Opera in Aribert Reimann's Lear. Under the direction of Simone Young she designed the demanding part of the Cordelia, which was celebrated both by the audience and the press. In the same year she was to be heard for the first time at the Berlin Staatsoper in the Schillertheater. In 2015 she returned to Hamburg as Blondchen. In 2015, she sings Pinchas Steinberg at the Grand Théâtre de Genève as Marzelline, in 2016 as Morgana in Handel's Alcina.

On the concert podium she was to experience with the Berliner Philharmoniker, with Kent Nagano and the Ensemble Modern in the Konzerthaus Dortmund, with the Munich Rundfunkorchester and finally as a soloist of the New Year's concert of the Gürzenich orchestra in the Philharmonie Cologne.

In 2016, she made her debut with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Simone Young at the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall and was a part of Roberto Alagna with gala concerts in Melbourne and the Sydney Opera House.

She is a guest at the Opera in Amsterdam and at the Cuvillies Theater in Munich in 2017, when Pamina gave her a contract with Christophe Rousset in Dijon, Limoges, Caen and Paris. The next concerts will take Siobhan to the Warsaw and Oslo Philharmonic, to the SR Festival Klassik am See, the SWR Orchestra to the Philharmonie Cologne, the Orchestra National d'Ile de France to the Haydn Festival in Vienna and Sir Andrew Davis to Melbourne ,

She is a prize-winner of important competitions, including the Belvedere Competition, the Salzburg Mozart Competition, the Mietta Song Competition, the Australian International Opera Award and the AIMS Meistersinger Competition.

Siobhan has regularly performed with major orchestras from her native Australia, including the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2015 she was nominated as Australian Artist of the Year.

Siobhan Stagg graduated from the University of Melbourne as a scholarship holder of the Lady Nellie Melba Opera Trust and at the Wales International Academy of Voice.

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