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"Australian soprano Livia Brash has a richly upholstered and luxuriantly coloured lirico-dramatico soprano and she exhibited range, strength and nuance...
Brash's was an impressive performance of considerable commitment and accomplishment."

-Opera Today, London 2019

BIOGRAPHY

In 2022, Livia will make her Wagnerian debut as Sieglinde in Dramatic Voices Berlin's film of Die Walkuere, and is currently sponsored by the Wagner Society NSW (Australia). Before the global pandemic, in 2019, Ms. Brash was one of twelve singers internationally to attend the prestigious Georg Solti Accademia in Italy, where she was under the tutelage of mentors such as Maestro Richard Bonynge AC CBE and Barbara Frittoli. She performed the title role of Bellini's Beatrice di Tenda as part of the London Bel Canto Festival with the London City Philharmonic Orchestra and appeared in recital at the National Liberal Club in London. She was to make her debut in title role of Verdi's Aida at the WIN Entertainment Centre Stadium in Australia (cancelled)

In the 2018 season Ms. Brash made four role debuts, appearing as a guest artist in the title roles Alcina and Tosca, and Mimi (La Bohème), where she was described by critics as "a star in the making", she also toured Australia as Rosina/Bertha swing (Il Barbiere di Siviglia). The same year, she also made solo appearances with the Canberra Symphony's Opera Gala, Lake Macquarie Philharmonic's Elgar Concert, Willoughby Symphony's Opera Gala and Central Coast Philharmonic orchestra's Nelson Mass. She is also the winner of the Richard Bonynge Award in the 2018 Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Competition.

 

Livia is a Pacific Opera Young Artist alumna and has performed as soloist in venues such as the Sydney Opera House, The Chatswood Concourse, Llewellyn Hall in Canberra and Sydney Town Hall.

REPERTOIRE

Bellini

- Beatrice (Beatrice di Tenda)

Handel

- Alcina (Alcina)

Mozart

- Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni)

- Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte)

- Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito)

Puccini

- Mimi (La Bohème)

- Tosca (Tosca)

Verdi

- Aida (Aida)

- Leonora (Il trovatore)

 

Wagner

-Sieglinde (Die Walkuere)

London Bel Canto Festival- United Kingdom

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival- USA

Hunter Opera- Australia

Sydney Conservatorium- Australia

Pacific Opera- Australia (scenes)

Central Coast Opera- Australia

Lyric Opera Central Coast- Australia, Outlaw Opera- Australia

 

Wollmington Productions- Australia

American Institute of Musical Arts in Graz- Austria (scenes)

 

Dramatic Voices Berlin- Film

 

2019

2018

 

2017

2016

2018

 

2018

2018

 

2019

2017

 

 

2022

FEATURED VIDEO

 Livia is available as a soloist for opera, oratorio and recital, as well as corporate events, recordings and film.  

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