Victoria Lambourn

Victoria Lambourn


mezzo soprano
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2016Prokofiev: The Love for Three OrangesSmeraldina
2015Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweite Dame
2015Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel OvertureHänsel
2015Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaRosina
2015Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannLa Muse


Australian mezzo soprano Victoria Lambourn studied piano, cello, singing and composition at the Queensland Conservatorium Music School before studying singing at the Royal Northern College of Music (UK), graduating with a Bachelor of Music (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Performance and Master of Music Performance. She performed her first operatic role at the age of 15 when she performed Dido in her school&rsquos production of Dido and Aeneas. Her performance as Angelina in La Cenerentola for the RNCM led to an invitation to participate in the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro (Italy). Awards include the Australian Music Foundation Awards, Peter Moores Foundation Scholarships, People's Choice Prize in the Dame Joan Sutherland Singing Competition and the 2014 German-Australian Opera Grant winner. For the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Victoria has performed Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Nicklausse/Muse in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw, Flora in La Traviata, and Paquette in Candide. For Opera Australia Victoria has performed Suzuki in Madama Butterfly (Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour), Rosmira in Partenope, Mercédès in Carmen, Nancy in Albert Herring, 2nd Lady in The Magic Flute, Juno in Orpheus in the Underworld, Flora in La Traviata, and Emmy in a concert version of Der Vampyr. For other companies Victoria has performed Dorabella in Così fan tutte (Melbourne Opera), Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel (State Opera of South Australia), Florence in Albert Herring (Victorian Opera), La Badessa in Suor Angelica (Macau International Music Festival) and 2. Dame (Theater Bonn).  On the concert platform, Victoria has performed with the Sydney Symphony (Governess in Pique Dame), Melbourne Symphony (Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Percy Grainger Tribute concert), Queensland Symphony (Messiah, Opera Gala), Canberra Symphony (Beethoven’s Symphony No.9, CSOlé concert), Orchestra Victoria, Sydney Philharmonia, and Melbourne Royal Philharmonic. She has given two concert tours of China and was principal mezzo in Universal Studio’s Christmas Concert in Japan. Her debut EP album Lakmé was released by the ABC Classics label, and she appears on several CDs by ABC Classics and a CD of Percy Grainger works with the MSO released by Chandos Records.  Victoria’s future roles include Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Oberto (Alcina) at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, and Smeraldina (The Love of Three Oranges) with Opera Australia.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges Smeraldina Opera Australia 2016
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Zweite Dame Theater Bonn 2015
Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel Overture Hänsel Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2015
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rosina Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2015
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann La Muse Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden 2015