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About

 

Miriam Sharrad 

Mezzo-Soprano

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. Miriam has been involved in recitals in London, Edinburgh, Australia and Cyprus. and will sing the role of Popova from Walton’s, The Bear with Opera At Home and Paola, from Offenbach’s The Princess of Trebizonde  with New Sussex Opera.