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Miriam Sharrad 


Miriam made her debut with the Australian Opera Studio where she performed, among other roles, Dinah Trouble in Tahiti, Dulcinée Don Quichotte, and Niklausse/Muse Les Contes d’Hoffmann.

She has performed in Australia (WA Opera), New Zealand and Japan (for the International Foundation for Arts and Culture) and was invited to perform at the opening of the 2006 Asian Economic Forum in Cambodia.

In the United Kingdom, Miriam has worked with the English Touring Opera, (Marcellina - Marriage of Figaro, Mrs Fox, The Fantastic Mr Fox), Grange Park Opera, (Filipyevna – Eugene Onegin, Woodpecker/Frog - The Cunning Little Vixen), Renard Productions (Dinah - Trouble in Tahiti), Opera South East, (Fenena - Nabucco), Open Door Opera, (mother - Hansel and Gretel) and Opera Room Productions (Mrs Galloway – The Invited).

On the concert platform, Miriam has sung Waltraute Götterdämmerung conducted by David Syrus, Schwertleite Die Walküre with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis, Brangäne Tristan und Isolde with the Edinburgh Players Opera Group and Mahler’s, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesesllen with The South East London Orchestra. She created the role of Martha in Susie Self’s opera, The Butt, (based on the Will Self novel of the same name), which had its world première in Vienna as part of the Musictheatertage festival.

Earlier this year, Miriam covered Dame Carruthers in Yeoman of the Guard for Grange Festival Opera and sang the Alto solo in Anton Dvorak's Stabat Mater with the English Arts Chorale. She will be performing the role of Popova from William Walton's, The Bear, as part of the Grimeborn Festival in London in September and for the Reform Club in October.