Mezzo-soprano

In demand internationally on both the operatic stage and concert platform, Sally-Anne Russell regularly performs with all the Australian opera companies, symphony orchestras, major festivals and choral societies. An ARIA Award-winner, she has recorded for ABC Classics, Chandos and Decca. Recent appearances include Nixon in China (Victorian Opera), Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’sSymphony No 9 (Melbourne Symphony Orchestra); The Flying Dutchman (Sydney Symphony Orchestra); Messiah (Sydney Philharmonia); Carmen (Opera Queensland); Falstaff (West Australian Opera); La sonnambula and Orpheus in the Underworld (State Opera of South Australia); Das Rheingold (Auckland Philharmonia); Mozart’s Requiem(Adelaide Symphony Orchestra); Messiah (MSO, Perth, Tasmania, Christchurch); St John Passion (Adelaide and Sydney); Bach’s Magnificat (ASO); Bach’s Mass in B minor (Melbourne and Sydney); Beethoven’sSymphony No 9 (Sydney and Tasmanian symphony orchestras); and Mahler’s Songs of a Wayfarer and Symphony No 4 with the TSO and Orchestra Victoria. She also performed with the Adelaide and Brisbane festivals, Musica Viva, Australian String Quartet, Carmel Bach Festival in California and gave recitals in Sydney, Singapore and the US.This year she returns to the Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival, and gives recitals in Sydney, Coffs Harbour and Melbourne, where she also performs as soloist in the St Matthew Passion and St John Passion.