Originally from Mildura, Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg took part in the 2013 Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project, performing the roles of Pamina (The Magic Flute for Children) and Konstanze (The Abduction from the Seraglio for Children), and appearing in a concert performance of Braunfels’s Jeanne d’Arc with the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra. Subsequently she joined the Deutsche Oper Berlin where she has performed Pamina, Woglinde (Das Rheingold) and Waldvogel (Siegfried), conducted by Simon Rattle; Frasquita (Carmen); and Sophie (Werther in concert at the Berlin Philharmonie conducted by Donald Runnicles). This year in Australia she sings Messiah and Bach’s Mass in B minor with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, St John Passion with Auckland Philharmonia, and Messiah with the Adelaide and West Australian symphony orchestras. She also recently performed and recorded Aribert Reimann’s Lear with the Hamburg State Opera and Simone Young. Siobhan Stagg studied in Melbourne before graduating with a Master of Advanced Vocal Technique from the Wales International Academy of Voice in Cardiff. Her many awards include the Australian International Opera Award, Mietta Song Competition, Italian Opera Foundation Award, Stuart Burrows International Voice Award, International Mozart Competition and the Belvedere Singing Competition. Her debut album Hymne à l’amour was nominated for Best Classical Album in the 2013 Australian Independent Music Awards.