"Sinéad Campbell-Wallace brought a purity of voice and presentation to Micaela"
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Having started her career as a light-lyric soprano, Sinéad subsequently moved into more dramatic repertoire. Sinéad covered the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos for Scottish Opera last season, and will return for a major debut in the coming season. Recent roles have included Agathe Der Freischütz in Regensburg and Helmwige in a concert performance of Die Walküre with the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Vladimir Jurowski). She can be heard regularly with the RTE National Symphony & Concert Orchestras in Ireland.
Following a successful career as an acclaimed light-lyric soprano, Sinéad has now successfully made the exciting transition into fuller dramatic repertoire. Last season she her covered the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos for Scottish Opera and appeared in concerts with the RTE Concert Orchestra in Galway and Dublin.
Sinéad made critically acclaimed debuts with Opera Northern Ireland in Radamisto ‘Sinéad Campbell Wallace, the evening’s most sumptuous and rounded voice’…’a wonderful impassioned performance’ and Carmen with Cork Opera House ‘Soprano Sinéad Campbell Wallace brought a purity of voice and presentation to Micaela’ as well as a widely praised return to Opera Theatre Company in the role of Musetta in La Bohème. At the National Concert Hall, she reprised the role of Micaela with Lyric Opera, sang excerpts from La Forza del Destino and Otello in their Verdi Gala, and with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra she performed works by Richard Strauss and Beethoven, as well as a live radio broadcast of Puccini arias.
In concert, Sinéad has given lieder recitals at both the National Opera House and Concert Hall. She performed Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, with pianist Philip Thomas at the University Concert Hall, Limerick, and in Wexford Festival Opera’s concert series.
Earlier in her career, Sinéad worked extensively with conductor Christian Curnyn Oriana Amadigi, Galatea Acis and Galatea, Angelica Orlando, Drusilla Poppea, Alcina, Flavi Eliogabalo, Hypsipyle Giasone. She has also collaborated with Martyn Brabbins, John Fulljames, Ian Page, Jonathan Cohen, David Fielding, Annilese Miskimmon, Olivia Fuchs, Netia Jones, Neil Bartlett, Paulo Arrivabene and David Agler among others.
She has also performed the following roles in Dublin: Pamina Die Zauberflöte, Countess Le Nozze di Figaro, Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, title role Alcina, Violetta La Traviata, Mimi La Boheme and Micaela Carmen. With Wexford Festival Opera, Sinead has sung the roles of Inez Die drei Pintos, Monica The Medium, Antonia Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Princess Transformations. In the UK, she has performed with Garsington Opera as Anne Truelove The Rake’s Progress, Grange Park/Neville Holt as Giulietta ICapuleti e I Montecchi, Aldeburgh Festival Anne Truelove, Grange Park Flavia Eliogabalo, Classical Opera Company Venere Ascanio in Alba, Iford Arts Hypsipyle Giasone and English Touring Opera Micaela Carmen. Sinead has also appeared in recital at the Wigmore Hall and many prestigious recital venues in the UK and Ireland.
Engagements in 2018/2019 include Proms Concerts with the RTE Concert Orchestra, Isabella Una cosa rara and Miss Mary Lloyd Die Herzogin von Chicago for Regensburg Theater, Helmwige Die Walküre (Jurowski) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Countess Le Nozze di Figaro at Cork Opera House, Amelia Un Ballo in Maschera at Opera Holland Park and Agathe Der Freischütz at Regensburg Theater.
Sinéad Campbell-Wallace is a graduate of the DIT conservatory of Music and Drama, the National Opera Studio and the Britten-Pears young artist programme.
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