Photo: Uber Photography Killara, Sydney, Australia

Alison Manifold

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, German

Experience

Opera

Amelia Earhart/Bindi
Silver Electra (Russell Hepplewhite)
English Touring Opera
2017
Donna Elvira
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
English Touring Opera
2016
High Priestess
Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck)
English Touring Opera
2016
Sylvia
Dust Child (James Garner)
English Touring Opera
2016
Euterpe
Il Parnaso Confuso (Gluck)
Les Bougies Baroques
2015
Musetta​
La bohème (Puccini)
English Touring Opera
2015
Armide
Armide (Gluck)
The Yorke Trust
2014
Siren
King Arthur (Purcell)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2011
Arminda
La finta giardiniera (Mozart)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2011
Governess
The Turn of the Screw (Britten)
Sydney University Opera Society
2010
Serafina
Il Campanello di Notte (Donizetti)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2010
Frau Fluth
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2010
Frau Fluth
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (Nicolai)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2010
Asteria
Tamerlano (Handel)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2010
Fat Woman
Les Mamelles de Tiresias (Poulenc)
Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio
2009

Operetta/G&S

Lady Sapphir
Patience (Sullivan)
English Touring Opera
2017
Chorus
Patience (Sullivan)
English Touring Opera
2017

Chorus

Chorus
Tosca (Puccini)
English Touring Opera
2017
Chorus
Pia di Tolomei (Donizetti)
English Touring Opera
2016
Chorus
Iphigénie en Tauride (Gluck)
English Touring Opera
2016
Chorus
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
English Touring Opera
2016
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
English Touring Opera
2015
Chorus
L'assedio di Calais (Donizetti)
English Touring Opera
2015
Chorus
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Opera Australia
2014

Oratorio/Concerts

Soloist
Because I said so! (Various)
Harbour City Opera
2014
Soloist
Sing Joyfully (Various)
Independent
2014
Soloist
Auf wiedersehen, adieu! (Various)
Independent
2013
Soloist
Drama queens and heroines (Various)
Independent
2013
Soloist
Des Herzens stillem Glück (Various)
Independent
2013
Soloist
Mementos (Various)
Independent
2013

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Awards

Australian Arts Council Skills and Development Grant (2014)

Opera Foundation Australia AIMS/Graz Award (2012)

Opera Foundation Australia German Award Finalist (2011)

Opera Foundation Australia Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship Finalist (2011)

Competitions

Les Azuriales Young Artist Program Finalist (2014)

McDonald’s Operatic Aria Competition Reserve Finalist 2013 (2013)

AIMS Meistersinger Winner (2012)

Education

Advanced Diploma of Opera
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
2010–2012
Bachelor of Music Studies (Voice)
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
2006–2009