Thursday 19 September 2019 at 7.30pm
Siobhan is soloist for Strauss’ majestic Four Last Songs with Nathalie Stutzmann conducting the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. The program also includes Tchaikovsky’s Symphonie Pathetique.
Friday 27 September 2019
Marc Soustrot conducts the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra in a concert showcasing Ravel, including his Rhapsodie Espagnole, Shéhérazade (with Siobhan Stagg as soloist) and Ravel’s arrangement of Mussorgky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
Two concerts on Sunday 29 September 2019 at Hatfield House
- “L’invitation au Chateau” – Marble Hall at 5pm
- “Festival Finale” – The Old Palace at 7.30pm
Siobhan performs Ravel Shéhérazade and Piaf Hymne á l’amour in the first concert, and seven songs by Fauré (orchestrated by Colin Matthews) with the Faust Chamber Orchestra in the evening. Click here for more details.
Thursday 3 October 2019 at 6pm
Siobhan reprises her signature role as Pamina in Mozart’s classic Die Zauberflöte. Daniel Carter conducts.
Thursday 10 October 2019 at 8pm
Saturday 12 October 2019 at 6pm
Siobhan sings Debussy’s lush Ariettes Oubliées, arranged for orchestra by composer Brett Dean. Karl-Heinz Steffens conducts.
Wednesday 6 November 2019 at 8pm, Auditorium de Dijon
Friday 8 November 2019 at 8pm, Auditorium de Dijon
Sunday 10 November 2019 at 3pm, Auditorium de Dijon
Siobhan reprises the role which won her the Award for Best Female Lead in an Opera in the 2019 Green Room Awards. In this Eric Ruf co-production with Théâtre de Champs-Élysées in Paris, Siobhan plays Mélisande opposite Guillaume Andrieux as Pelléas and Laurent Alvaro as Golaud, conducted by Nicholas Krüger, with costumes by Christian Lacroix.
- Friday 22 November 2019 at 7.30pm, Perth Concert Hall
- Saturday 23 November 2019 at 7.30pm, Perth Concert Hall
*Siobhan Stagg is WASO’s “Artist-in-Association” for 2019.
This is Siobhan’s second WASO program for the year, conducted by Chief Conductor, Asher Fisch.
- Friday 29 November 2019 at 7.30pm, Perth Concert Hall
- Saturday 30 November 2019 at 7.30pm, Perth Concert Hall
Asher Fisch conductor
Siobhan Stagg soprano (2019 WASO Artist in Association)
Stefanie Irányi mezzo soprano
Paul O’Neill tenor
Warwick Fyfe baritone
St George’s Cathedral Consort
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
*Siobhan Stagg is WASO’s “Artist-in-Association” for 2019. This marks her final appearance with the orchestra in this role.
- Saturday 7 December 2019 at 7pm, Hamer Hall
- Sunday 8 December 2019 at 5pm, Hamer Hall
Sir Andrew Davis conductor
Siobhan Stagg soprano
Catherine Wyn-Rogers mezzo-soprano
Topi Lehtipuu tenor
James Clayton bass
“Since its triumphant premiere in Dublin in 1742, Messiah has remained Handel’s most frequently performed work and is the perfect way to celebrate the festive season.
In 2019 we present a new orchestration of the beloved work, this time by Sir Andrew Davis. Nominated at the 2018 Grammy Awards®, Sir Andrew’s take on this Christmas tradition stems from a lifetime of hard work and dedication.”
Tuesday 17 December 2019 at 8.30pm
Philharmonie de Paris
Celebrating the upcoming release of a new CD with Harmonia Mundi International, Siobhan performs arias and ensembles from lesser-known Mozart operas alongside Sabine Devieilhe, Adele Charvet, Linard Vrielink, John Chest and Nahuel di Pierro, with Pygmalion conducted by Raphaël Pichon.
Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 8pm
National Opera de Bordeaux
Siobhan performs alongside Sabine Devieilhe, Raphael Pichon, Ensemble Pygmalion, Nahuel Di Pierro, Linard Vrielink, Adele Charvet and John Chest in this Gala Mozart performance, celebrating the release of a new CD with Harmonia Mundi International.
Monday 30 December 2019 at 7.30pm, Schweinfurt Theater
Tuesday 31 December 2019 at 4pm, Bamberg Konzerthalle
Tuesday 31 December 2019 at 7pm, Bamberg Konzerthalle
Nathalie Stutzmann conducts the Bamberger Symphoniker in these New Year’s Eve Concerts.
Sunday 26 January 2020 at 6pm (PREMIERE)
Wednesday 29 January 2020 at 7.30pm
Saturday 1 February 2020 at 7.30pm
Thursday 6 February 2020 at 7.30pm
Siobhan makes her role debut as Tytania (Queen of the Fairies) in Ted Huffman’s production. Donald Runnicles conducts.
Saturday 8 February 2020 at 7.30pm
Friday 3 April 2020 at 7.30pm
Siobhan sings Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
- Friday 28 February 2020, 7:30pm
- Sunday 01 March 2020, 5:00pm
- Tuesday 03 March 2020, 7:30pm
- Wednesday 04 March 2020, 6:00pm
Adelaide Festival Theatre, King William Street, Adelaide.
Romeo Castellucci’s acclaimed staging from the Festival d’Aix en Provence comes to Adelaide Festival, with the same four soloists (Siobhan Stagg, Sara Mingardo, Martin Mitterrutzner, Luca Tittoto), a 36-strong choir and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducted by Rory Macdonald.
Friday 10 April 2020 (Good Friday) at 6pm, Kölner Philharmonie
Matthäus Passion, BWV 244.
Nicholas Collon (conductor), Ian Bostridge (Evangelist), Thomas E. Bauer (Christus), Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Hagen Matzeit (Alto), Andrew Tortise (Tenor), Matthias Whinkler (Bass), Chor des Bach-Vereins Köln (Thomas Neuhoff, Einstudierung), Gürzenich Orchester Köln.
Sunday 31 May 2020, Southbank Centre, London.
Siobhan is soloist for Strauss’ magnificent Vier Letzte Lieder with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.
GARSINGTON FESTIVAL OPERA (London, UK)
June / July 2020
Further performances will be published here once they are officially announced by the presenters.
IN RETROSPECT : Remembering recent performance highlights…
December 2018 – January 2019
Siobhan starred in the title role as CINDERELLA, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis.
Critics and audiences raved about Siobhan’s U.S. debut, describing her performance as “stunning”, “perfectly cast” with “magnetic stage presence”. Read the reviews here.
June 2019 on the Cours Mirabeau, Aix-en-Provence
Siobhan performed several arias in this open-air Gala celebrating the opening of Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, with the Orchestra of the Lyon Opera conducted by Daniele Rustioni. The concert also featured Angel Blue and Joseph Calleja.
- July 2019
Eight performances at the Théâtre de l’Archevêché, Aix-en-Provence and broadcast on Arte (video) and France Musique (radio).
Siobhan Stagg, Sara Mingardo, Martin Minterrützer and Luca Tittoto were the soloists in this newly staged production of Mozart’s Requiem, directed by Romeo Castellucci and Pygmalion conducted by Raphäel Pichon. Co-production with Adelaide Festival.
Siobhan was soloist for two Gala concerts, performing Mozart concert arias with Ensemble Pygmalion conducted by Raphael Pichon.
August 2019, at The Graan Passionist Monastery, Enniskillen.
Siobhan joined acclaimed pianist Julius Drake in this closing concert of A Wilde Weekend (a five-day Festival celebrating Oscar Wilde) in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. They perform a program of Mahler and Richard Strauss, finishing with Strauss’ moving Four Last Songs.
August 2019, Great Hall of the Mozarteum
Siobhan returned to the Salzburg Festival (where she debuted as a member of the Young Singers Project in 2013) for two Mozart Matinees with Ensemble Pygmalion and Raphael Pichon, alongside Claire de Sévigné, Lea Desandre, Mauro Peter, Hugh Montague Rendall and Robert Gleadow.
Siobhan sings a full-length recital (with interval) alongside pianist Joseph Middleton. The program features music by composers who lived in Paris in the 1920s, including Poulenc, Ravel, Nadia Boulanger and Messiaen’s epic “Poemes pour Mi”.
The recital is presented in partnership with the BBC and Northern Ireland Opera and will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 between 29 October and 1 November 2019.
- March 2019, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
with Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor; Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Kristina Hammarström, mezzo-soprano; Bror Magnus Tødenes, tenor; Bozidar Smiljanic, bass; Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra.
- March 2019, Powell Hall, St Louis (USA)
Nathalie Stutzmann, conductor
Siobhan Stagg, soprano
Stephen Powell, baritone
St. Louis Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (Amy Kaiser, director)
- March 2019, Perth Concert Hall and broadcast on ABC Classic FM.
RAVEL Sheherazade & POULENC Stabat Mater
*Siobhan Stagg is WASO’s “Artist-in-Association” for 2019.
This marks the first of her concerts for the WASO season, and is conducted by Chief Conductor, Asher Fisch.
January 2019, Haus für Mozart, Salzburg
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées and Collegium Vocale Gent, conducted by Philippe Herreweghe, with Siobhan Stagg, Sophie Harmsen, Sebastian Kohlhepp and Krešimir Stražanac.
Siobhan made her role debut as Micaëla in Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen.
Directed by Ole Anders Tandberg and conducted by Jacques Lacombe.
Siobhan stepped in as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier alongside Krassimira Stoyanova as the Marschallin, Anna Stephany is Octavian, conducted by Fabio Luisi.
- December 2018 / January 2019
Siobhan made her role debut as Adele in Rolando Villazon’s production of Die Fledermaus, conducted by Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles and Stephan Zilias.
- December 2018 (Further performances to come in January 2019.)
October 2018, Palais Theatre, St Kilda
DEBUSSY Pelléas et Mélisande
Siobhan Stagg made her company and role debut as Melisande in Debussy’s Pelleas and Melisande.
Angus Wood sang Pelleas, with Samuel Dundas as Golaud, with David Parkin as Arkel, Liane Keegan as Genevieve and Sophie Wasley as Yniold. Richard Mills conducted the ANAM Orchestra.
Siobhan’s debut as Mélisande was described as “a triumph”. Read the reviews here.
October 2018 : PARIS
CD recording with Pygmalion Ensemble and Sabine Devieilhe, conducted by Raphael Pichon. Album to be released in 2019 through Harmonia Mundi International.
October 2018, Deutsche Oper Berlin
MOZART Die Zauberflöte (Pamina)
Siobhan reprised her signature role in The Magic Flute at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, conducted by Stephan Zilias.
Siobhan was a featured artist in the 2018 Australian Festival of Chamber Music, the first under the artistic leadership of pianist, Kathryn Stott.
August 2018, Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore
Siobhan Stagg, soprano ; Caitlin Hulcup, mezzo ; Chan Tze Law, conductor.
Orchestra of the Music Makers with the Maior Chorus.
August 2018 at Federation Concert Hall, Hobart – BROADCAST LIVE ON ABC CLASSIC FM
Siobhan sang the Mozart concert aria Misera, dove son? and Faure songs (orchestrated by Colin Matthews) with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Leo Hussain.
Thursday 6 September 2018 @ 7.30pm, Albert Hall, Launceston
Thursday 13 September 2018, Melbourne Recital Centre
Siobhan sang a selection of orchestrated songs by Richard Strauss with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Johannes Fritzsch, broadcast by ABC CLASSIC FM.
June / July 2018
Siobhan created the role of Contessa di Folleville in Jan Bosse’s new production of Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims. Giacomo Sagripanti conducted.
Siobhan made her role debut as Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni. The cast includes Davide Luciano, Robert Gleadow, Heidi Stober, Federica Lombardi, Attilio Glaser and Noel Bouley. Donald Runnicles conducted.
Siobhan returned to the Hamburg State Opera, this time as the tragic heroine in Verdi’s Rigoletto, opposite Franco Vassallo and Yosep Kang, conducted by Carlo Rizzari.
This marked her return to the Hamburg State Opera, after debuting as Cordelia in Aribert Reimann’s LEAR with Simone Young in 2014, and playing Blonde in ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL in 2015. Siobhan debuted the role of Gilda at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2016. You can see an excerpt from rehearsal here.
Siobhan sang Mozart arias in the closing Gala of Mozartwoche 2018 with the new Intendant and star tenor Rolando Villazon, Regula Mühlemann and the Mozarteumorchester Salzburg conducted by Kristiina Poska. Siobhan will return for Mozartwoche 2019 as soloist for Mozart Mass in C minor.
December 2017 / January 2018
Siobhan made her role debut as MUSETTA in the Götz Friedrich production of Puccini’s LA BOHEME conducted by Nicholas Carter.
January 2018 @ National Concert Hall, Taipei
Gilbert Varga conducted the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, with Siobhan Stagg as soloist for a set of orchestrated Schubert songs: “Gretchen am Spinnrade”, “Die Forelle”, “Du bist die Ruh'”, “Nacht und Träume” and “Der Erlkönig”.
After winning acclaim in the title role of ROH’s Orpheus production at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in 2015, Siobhan returned to the Royal Opera House for her mainstage debut at Covent Garden in one of her signature roles – Pamina.
Julia Jones conducted this classic David McVicar production, also starring Sabine Devieilhe as the Queen of the Night, Roderick Williams as Papageno, Mika Kares as Sarastro, Christina Gansch as Papagena and Mauro Peter as Tamino.
Eight performances in September 2017, including worldwide cinema broadcasts.
Siobhan was soprano soloist with the Oslo Philharmonia for two concerts of Handel’s Messiah conducted by Nathalie Stutzmann.
Siobhan made her debut with the legendary Gewandhaus Orchester, conducted by Herbert Blomstedt as part of his 90th birthday celebrations. With the Wiener Singverein and Gewandhaus Chor, and baritone soloist Michael Nagy.
August 2017 at the Österr.Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Haydn Die Schöpfung
Enrique Mazzola, conductor
Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Matthew Newlin, tenor; Matthias Haumann, baritone.
Orchestra National d’Ile de France and Wiener Kammerchor
MOZART – Great Mass in C minor – Queensland Symphony Orchestra (BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA)
12 August 2017, Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Alondra de la Parra, conductor
Siobhan Stagg, Barbara Zavros (sopranos), Paul McMahon (tenor), David Wakeham (baritone), The Australian Voices directed by Gordon Hamilton.
HANDEL – Ode to Saint Cecilia’s Day – Auckland Philharmonia (AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND)
3 August 2017, Auckland Town Hall
Matthew Halls, conductor
Andrew Goodwin (tenor), Siobhan Stagg (soprano) and Voices NZ Chamber Choir directed by Karen Grylls.
MOZART – Les Dilletantes – Pygmalion Ensemble (FRANCE)
July 2017 – ON TOUR with Ensemble Pygmalion
Raphael Pichon, conductor
Sabine Devieilhe and Siobhan Stagg (sopranos); Giuseppina Bridelli (mezzo); Linard Vrielink (tenor); Manuel Walser (baritone); Leonardo Galeazzi (bass baritone).
Haydn The Creation, June 2017 at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne.
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Siobhan Stagg, soprano; Andrew Staples, tenor; Neal Davies, bass with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
*This concert was recorded by ABC Classic FM for rebroadcast on Friday 30 June at 12 noon.
April 2017 — SOLD OUT — Philharmonie de Paris
Siobhan sang Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Les Talens Lyriques conducted by Christophe Rousset.
Also starring Julian Pregardian (Tamino), Jodie Devos (Queen of the Night), Dashon Burton (Sarastro), Klemens Sander (Papageno), Camille Poul (Papagena), Mark Omvlee (Monostatos), Sophie Junker (First Lady), Emilie Renard (Second Lady), Eva Zaicik (Third Lady) and Christian Immler (Sprecher).
The concert was broadcast on France Musique in April. Listen to an excerpt on YouTube here.
April 2017 at the historic Cuvillies Theater, Munich
Siobhan played the role of Blonde in Stephanie Mohr’s production of Mozart’s singspiel, conducted by Marco Comin.
ACHT BRÜCKEN: Musik für Köln — Kölner Philharmonie (COLOGNE)
May 2017 at the Cologne Philharmonie
Siobhan was soloist for Puzzle and Games from Alice in Wonderland, with the SWR Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tito Ceccherini. The concert will be broadcast on WDR Radio on 14 June 2017.
Siobhan followed in the footsteps of Dame Joan Sutherland, performing the fiendishly difficult coloratura role of Marguerite de Valois in the Deutsche Oper Berlin’s new production by director David Alden.
Siobhan made her highly-anticipated role debut as Gilda in Verdi’s RIGOLETTO in October/November 2016. Diego Matheuz conducted the orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, with KS Markus Brück in the title role and Yosep Kang as the Duke of Mantua.
Wednesday 31 August, Royal Albert Hall, London.
Siobhan made her BBC Proms debut this summer as soprano soloist for Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Simone Young. Christopher Maltman is the baritone soloist. You can listen again to BBC 3’s radio broadcast via this link.
Siobhan performed with tenor superstar Roberto Alagna as special guest for his first visit and tour of Australia.
Thursday 21 July at the Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House
Wednesday 27 July at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne
Saturday 30 July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Wednesday 7 September 2016, Berliner Philharmonie
Siobhan was soprano soloist for Rued Langgaard’s Sfaerernes Musik conducted by Donald Runnicles. The concert also features Act 1 of Wagner’s Die Walküre, featuring Anja Harteros and Peter Seiffert as soloists with the orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The concert formed part of the Berlin Festival.
Siobhan Stagg as Sophie and Daniela Sindram as Octavian at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, April 2016. Photo (c) Frank Wentzel.
Siobhan made an acclaimed role debut as Sophie in the Götz Friedrich production of Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, conducted by Ulf Schirmer.
Siobhan played Morgana in this new production of ALCINA directed by David Bösch and conducted by Leonardo Garcia Alarcon. Read the reviews here.
After the success of the premiere, ARTE broadcast the performance on Thursday 25 February. It’s still available online – click here for more details.
December 2015/January 2016
Siobhan reprised her signature role as Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute.
NEW YEARS EVE GALA CONCERT — Kölner Philharmonie (COLOGNE, GERMANY)
New Year’s Eve (31 Dec 2015) Cologne Philharmonie
Siobhan was guest artist for this Silvester Gala concert, celebrating the four hundredth anniversary of William Shakespeare. The Gürzenich-Orchester Köln is conducted by Michael Francis.
Siobhan made her Royal Opera House debut singing the title role of Orpheus in this special production directed by Keith Warner and conducted by Christian Curnyn at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare’s Globe in London.
The critics were unanimous in their praise of Siobhan. Read the reviews here.
Brahms REQUIEM — Berliner Philharmoniker (BERLIN)
January 2015 @ Berliner Philharmonie, live streaming in the Digital Concert Hall archive:
Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christian Thielemann.
Siobhan jumped-in for this series of concerts under remarkable circumstances. Read the full story here.
October 2015 at the Prinzregententheater, Munich
+ Delayed Broadcast on BR-KLASSIK Radio (Broadcast: 17.10.15)
Concert performance of Puccini’s opera LA RONDINE with the Munich Radio Orchestra conducted by Ivan Repušić.
Beethoven — FIDELIO– Grand Théâtre de Genève (GENEVA, SWITZERLAND)
Siobhan created the role of Marzelline in this new production by Matthias Hartmann, with seven performances in June 2015. Pinchas Steinberg conducted the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Read the reviews here.
Siobhan as Marzelline in FIDELIO, Geneva. Photo (c) Carole Parodi.
Mozart DIE ENTFÜHRUNG AUS DEM SERAIL — Hamburg State Opera (HAMBURG, GERMANY)
Siobhan played the role of Blonde* alongside Brenda Rae as Konstanze, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev as Belmonte, Manuel Günther as Pedrillo and Wilhelm Schwinghammer as Osmin. Kristiina Poska conducted Philharmoniker Hamburg.
Bernstein A QUIET PLACE — Ensemble Modern (DORTMUND, GERMANY)
April 2015, Konzerthaus Dortmund
Kent Nagano conducted Ensemble Modern in this concert performance of Bernstein’s opera A QUIET PLACE.
Siobhan delighted the audience and critics alike with her performance as Dede. Read the reviews here.
Mozart DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE (BERLIN)
January/February 2015 at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Siobhan sang the role of Pamina, in performances conducted by Ivan Repusic and Nicholas Carter.
July 2015, Melbourne Recital Centre Salon – SOLD OUT
Catch the radio broadcast with Simon Healy on ABC Classic FM via the LISTEN AGAIN feature, available until end of August.
Faure — REQUIEM — WEST AUSTRALIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (PERTH, AUSTRALIA)
August 2015, Perth Concert Hall
Siobhan was soprano soloist for the Faure Requiem with conductor Simone Young.
The concert will also be available online via ABC Classic FM’s LISTEN AGAIN feature until mid September 2015.
November 2014 at Adelaide Town Hall.
British conductor Matthew Halls directed the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and soloists Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Christopher Field (countertenor), Richard Butler (tenor), Christopher Purves (bass).* The Adelaide Chamber Singers were prepared by Carl Crossin.
December 2014 at Perth Concert Hall.
*Same conductor and soloists as for Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Messiah (listed above), joined by the WASO Chorus.
Federation Concert Hall, Hobart
Siobhan was soprano soloist for Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra conducted by Johannes Fritzsch. Also featuring mezzo soprano Sallly-Anne Russell, tenor Henry Choo and bass-baritone Andrew Collis.
Clair de Lune– MELBOURNE ART SONG COLLECTIVE (MELBOURNE)
November 2014, Melbourne Recital Centre Salon
Siobhan Stagg returned for this sold-out recital with MASC’s Artistic Director and pianist, Eidit Golder, performing French melodies by Debussy and Duparc and the premiere of Dermot Tutty’s latest piece, ‘Song to the Moon’, dedicated to the late Australian soprano Eilene Hannan.
October 2014 at Berlin State Opera in the Schiller Theatre.
Siobhan sang the role of Woglinde in REIN GOLD. The Berlin Staatskapelle orchestra was conducted by Markus Poschner.
October 2014 at Berlin Philharmonie. Siobhan sang the role of Najade. The Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin was conducted by Ulf Schirmer.
AUSTRALIAN/NEW ZEALAND WINTER TOUR: JULY/AUGUST 2014
J.S. BACH: Mass in B Minor, Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall (BRISBANE)
Soloists: Siobhan Stagg (soprano), Maximilian Riebl (countertenor), Henry Choo (tenor), Michael Leighton Jones (baritone). Conducted by Michael Fulcher.
Adelaide Festival Centre (ADELAIDE)Siobhan made her Adelaide debut in a recital of spanish and italian songs with guitarist Geoffrey Morris as part of Slava Grigoryan’s International Guitar Festival
Siobhan Stagg soprano
Christopher Lowrey counter-tenor
Nicholas Mulroy tenor
Derek Welton bass
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Massenet WERTHER– Berliner Philharmonie (BERLIN) – June 2014
Siobhan sang the role of Sophie opposite star tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the title role, with the Deutsche Oper Orchestra conducted by Donald Runnicles. Read the reviews here.
HOUSE DEBUT: Der Ring des Nibelungen (WAGNER)
Siobhan made her house debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as part of Götz Friedrich’s legendary Ring production from 1984, singing Woglinde in Das Rheingold and Waldvogel in Siegfried conducted by Sir Simon Rattle. She repeated the roles in a second cycle in January, this time under the baton of Deutsche Oper’s chief conductor, Donald Runnicles. Read the reviews here.
SALZBURG FESTIVAL: Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail für Kinder (SALZBURG, AUSTRIA)
Siobhan played Konstanze in this family-friendly production of Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio.
Conducted by Ben Gernon (Winner 2013 Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award) and directed by Johannes Schmid.
SALZBURG FESTIVAL: Jeanne d’Arc (SALZBURG, AUSTRIA)
Siobhan played Saint Catherine in this important concert performance of Joan of Arc by Walter Braunfels (1882–1954). Manfred Honeck conducts the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien. Read the reviews here.
Siobhan Stagg played Pamina in The Magic Flute for children. Directed by Ulrich Peter and conducted by Kai Röhrig.
SALZBURG FESTIVAL: Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor (SALZBURG, AUSTRIA)
To celebrate the culmination of the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project, the soloists perform a gala concert with Camerata Salzburg conducted by Theodor Guschlbauer. Siobhan sings the role of Mademoiselle Silberklang in Mozart’s comic singspiel, The Impresario.
As winner of the 2012 Italian Opera Foundation Award, Siobhan studies italian operatic style and the role of Gilda from Verdi’s Rigoletto with specialist conductors and teachers in Lucca, the birthplace of Puccini. Further intensive training took place in June in Venice, Jesi and Milan.
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra: ‘MOZART AND MAHLER’ (MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA)
Saturday 23 February 2013 @ 7pm, Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne (FREE EVENT)
Mozart La clemenza di Tito: Overture
Mozart Violin Concerto No.3 (soloist: Kristian Winther)
Mahler Symphony No.4 (soloist: Siobhan Stagg)
On a special return visit from the UK, Siobhan joins with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for Mahler’s Fourth Symphony under the baton of one of Australia’s most vibrant conductors, Benjamin Northey.
Free entry. Gates open 4pm. Pre-concert entertainment from 5pm.
MARCH/APRIL 2013: RELEASE OF DEBUT ALBUM WITH PIANIST AMIR FARID
Following their victory as a duo in the 2012 Mietta Song Competition, Siobhan and Amir were invited to record Hymne à l’amour, an album of exquisite art songs for Move Records. CD track list includes songs by Liszt, Schubert, Elgar, Edith Piaf and a new song by Australian composer, Dermot Tutty. Watch the online trailer.
To order your copy, contact us.
To celebrate the release of her eagerly-awaited album, Siobhan returned from Europe for a special homecoming recital with award-winning pianist, Amir Farid. Proceeds were donated to local charity, Chances for Children.
The concert also featured guest artists Laura Page, Esita Morgan and Joelene Circosta who joined Siobhan for a special tribute to Sunraysia.
HYMNE A L’AMOUR: ALBUM LAUNCH (MELBOURNE)
April 2013, Melbourne Recital Centre Salon –SOLD OUT–
“To celebrate the release of their highly-anticipated art song album, Siobhan returns from Europe for this special recital with Melbourne’s beloved pianist, Amir Farid. Hymne à l’amour illustrates the frailty of the human condition through flirtations, deepest love and heartbreaking truths. Highlights of this captivating program include Edith Piaf’s Hymne à l’amour, Schubert Du bist die Ruh, Delibes Les Filles de Cadix, as well as works by Liszt, Duparc, Elgar and a new piece by Australian composer Dermot Tutty.”
ULTIMATE GALA CONCERT (CARDIFF, WALES)
May 2013, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay.
As her time in Cardiff drew to a close, Siobhan featured in Dennis O’Neill’s Ultimate Gala 2013 with the young artists from WIAV and special guests Sophie Evans, Wynne Evans and Catrin Finch. Accompanied by the Cardiff Sinfonietta conducted by Jonathan Mann, Siobhan performed duets ‘Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen’ from Die Zauberflöte (with baritone Moses Mackay) and ‘Meinetwegen sollst du sterben’ from Die Entführung aus dem Serail (with tenor Stephen Chambers).
SOUTHERN STARS: a lunchtime concert (RADYR, WALES)
May 2013 at Radyr Methodist Church.
Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg and New Zealand/Samoan baritone Moses Mackay presented music by Verdi, Wagner, Britten and others with Jane Samuel at the piano.
Camerata Wales: FAURE REQUIEM (CARDIFF, WALES)
May 2013 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.
Siobhan was guest soloist for Faure’s Requiem in concert with Camerata Wales conducted by Owain Arwel Hughes. The concert also featured baritone Moses Mackay, the Cardiff Polyphonic Choir and the Cardiff Ardwyn Singers.
HYMN TO LOVE (CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND)
May 2013 at Lee Hall, Wolfson College, Cambridge.
A recital of exquisite love songs by Duparc, Liszt, Schubert and Australian composer Dermot Tutty, accompanied by pianist Chad Vindin.
WIAV OPERA GALA (CARDIFF)
June 2013 at Acapella Studios, Cardiff.
International tenor Dennis O’Neill presented his singers from the Wales International Academy of Voice (WIAV) in this final showcase for the academic year. Accompanied by Jane Samuel (piano).
Highlights of 2012
Siobhan’s performance as soprano soloist for Handel’s MESSIAH with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Orchestra at Melbourne Town Hall received rave reviews. Read what the critics said here.
Haydn CREATION at St Donats Castle, Wales. Siobhan stepped in at short notice as soprano soloist with the St Donats Atlantic Chorale and orchestra.
A Melba Farewell South Melbourne Town Hall. After four years studying on the Amelia Joscelyne Memorial Scholarship from the Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust, Siobhan said farewell to Melbourne to further her career in the UK and Europe with a gala concert featuring 2012 Herald Sun Aria Winner Brenton Spiteri (tenor), 2012 Sydney McDonald Aria winner Stacey Alleaume (soprano), multiple award-winning pianist, Amir Farid, and ANAM chamber orchestra led by Paul Dean.
Ravel Scheherazade with the Orchestra of the Australian National Academy of Music conducted by Paul Daniel. Siobhan delighted audiences in this sold-out concert in Melbourne. Read the review. Listen again to the ABC broadcast on 2 October, 2012.
Brahms Requiem Sold out performance with the Star Chorale and Orchestra at the Elisabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, conducted by Jane Elton-Brown.
Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs, arr. James Ledger) at the South Melbourne Town Hall with chamber orchestra led by ANAM Director, Paul Dean
Woodend Winter Arts Festival (WOODEND, AUSTRALIA) Four sold-out performances of cantatas by Handel and D Scarlatti, Mozart Exsultate Jubilate and Haydn Harmoniemesse.
Regensburg Early Music Festival (GERMANY) Making their European concert debut, Australian period ensemble La Compañia presented a program of Spanish and Italian songs to a sold-out audience at Tage Alter Musik Regensburg with Siobhan Stagg as guest vocalist.
Schumann Frauenliebe und Leben Melbourne Recital Centre. Also premiere of new composition by Australian composer Dermot Tutty, accompanied by pianist Eidit Golder with the Melbourne Art Song Collective.
TONOS HUMANOS– Guitar/voice recital with guitarist Geoffrey Morris as part of St John’s (Malvern) annual recital series.
waves Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Metropolis Series. Siobhan made up the vocal quartet for a performance of Steve Reich Music for Eighteen Musicians with American ensemble, eighth blackbird.
Montblanc Masterclass with Susan Graham and Malcolm Martineau at the Melbourne Recital Centre Salon. Accompanied by pianist Phillipa Safey, Siobhan performed Duparc Chanson Triste.
“LA MELODIA ANTICA” La Compañia: The Renaissance Band Early music experts, La Compañia explored the frottole, medieval Italian secular songs, as part of their series at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
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Mozart GREAT MASS IN C MINOR South Melbourne Town Hall. Peter Tregear directed The Orchestra Project in a standing-room only performance of the World Premiere of Benjamin Gunnar-Cohrs’ completion of Mozart’s masterwork.
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Bach St John Passion Stephen Layton directed this performance at the Melbourne Recital Centre with Ludovico’s Band, the Choir of Trinity College and the Consort of Melbourne.
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‘Glorious Baroque’ with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra at City Recital Hall, Sydney. Siobhan was soloist for the Australian premiere of Zelenka’s Venus Aria from ‘Il Diamante’. Directed by Italian violin virtuoso, Riccardo Minasi.
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