Alexandra Mathew

Alexandra Mathew

Light Lyric Mezzo-Soprano

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«The best acting of the performance came from … Alexandra Mathew – whose reaction to Polyphemus was fantastically intense, and a real credit to her.»
John Weretka, Classic Melbourne (2017)
2017Pergolesi: Stabat MaterAlto
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflöteDritter Knabe
2014Purcell: Dido and AeneasFirst Witch
2009Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweiter Knabe

Bio


Alexandra Mathew completed studies in Vocal Performance at the Royal College of Music, London, and holds a Bachelor of Music (Honours) in Musicology from the University of Melbourne. In 2017 Alexandra was awarded a fully funded place to perform in the Peninsula Summer Festival Academy’s production of Handel’s Acis and Galatea, and she recently toured Mozart’s Magic Flute to China with the Australian International Opera Company. In 2016 Alexandra held an inaugural scholarship to sing with the Melbourne Bach Choir. She has performed with Opera Prometheus (Sydney), Tête-à-Tête Opera Festival (London), and Grimeborn Opera Festival (London), Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Melbourne Opera Studio, and Trinity College Choir (Melbourne). Other performance highlights include the 2016 premiere of composer Andrew Anderson’s song cycle Ink Black Ink, and live broadcasts on ABC Classic FM and 3MBS. Alexandra has performed in masterclasses with Fiona Campbell and Lars Ulrik Mortensen, and has studied with Anna Connolly, Suzanne Johnston, Sally Burgess, Stephen Wilder and Janice Kelly.


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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater Alto 1 week Progetto Corelli 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Dritter Knabe 1 week Australian International Opera Company 2016
Purcell: Dido and Aeneas First Witch 1 week Peninsula Summer Music Festival 2014
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Zweiter Knabe 1 week The Opera Studio Melbourne 2009