Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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2017Wagner: Die WalküreHelmwige
2017Britten: Peter GrimesNiece 2
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapagena
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelSandmann/Taumann
2016Mozart: Bastien und BastienneBastienne
2016Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceAmor
2015Gagliano: La DafneAmor
2015Galuppi: Il filosofo di campagnaLesbina
2014Zeller: Der VogelhändlerChristel von der Post
2014Lehár: Die Lustige WitweValencienne
2014Smetana: The Bartered Bride (Prodaná Nevesta)Esmeralda
2014EvitaMistress (Peròns Geliebte)
2014Cavalli: La CalistoSatirino
2014Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaBerta
2013Verdi: La TraviataAnnina
2013Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosEcho
2013Verdi: AidaVoice Of The High Priestess
2013Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosEcho

Bio


Born in Tasmania, Sarah moved to Sydney in 2005 and completed a Master of Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium. Sarah has performed for Opera Australia's NSW Schools Company in "Sid the Serpent" (2011), "Cinderella" (2009), "The Barber of Seville" (2008) and "The Magic Flute" (2007). Other engagements include Soprano II in Mendelssohn’s "Lobgesang" (Willoughby Symphony, 2011), Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour: "La Traviata" (Opera Australia, 2012) and Opera Australia’s Opera Gala (2010). In 2012 Sarah commenced work at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, as the winner of the 2012 German Australian Opera Grant. She debuted seven roles in her first season, ranging from Valencienne in "Die lustige Witwe" to Echo in "Ariadne auf Naxos". She was retained as a full ensemble member for the 2013/14 season, singing roles such as Christel in "Der Vogelhändler" and Satirino in Cavalli’s "La Calisto". She is currently working as a freelance singer in Germany and singing Pamina/Papagena, Gretel, Fatime (Weber’s "Abu Hassan") and Bastienne for Junge Oper! in schools across Germany. She revived her interpretation of Berta in "Il barbiere di Siviglia" at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in December 2014 and appeared as Amor in da Gagliano’s "La Dafne" with Ensemble Mattiacis in May 2015 as part of the International Maifestspiele. In 2016 she played Amor in Gluck's "Orfeo ed Euridice" for Pocket Opera Wiesbaden and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden and appeared as the soprano soloist in Händel's "Alexander's Feast". During the 2016/17 season she sings Papagena, Helmwige in "Die Walküre" and the 2nd Niece in "Peter Grimes", all for Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Wagner: Die Walküre Helmwige Immediately Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2017
Britten: Peter Grimes Niece 2 Immediately Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Papagena Immediately Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2016
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Sandmann/Taumann Immediately Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2016
Mozart: Bastien und Bastienne Bastienne 1 week Junge Oper! 2016