Sharon Kempton

Photo: De-Da Productions
Australian soprano Sharon Kempton studied in Melbourne before heading to Europe as a scholarship holder of the German Australian Opera Grant. She was a permanent ensemble member at Staatstheater Wiesbaden until 2014, where her roles included Rosina (“Il barbiere di Siviglia”), Marie (“The Bartered Bride”), Elisabeth Zimmer (Henze’s “Eliegie für junge Liebende”), Eternita/Guinone (Cavalli’s “La Calisto”) and Valencienne (“The Merry Widow”). She made a guest appearance as Fiordiligi ("Così fan tutte") at the Aalto Theatre in Essen. Other important roles in Wiesbaden include Countess de la Roche ("Die Soldaten"), Rosalinde ("Die Fledermaus"), Gerhilde ("Die Walküre"), First Lady ("Die Zauberflöte"), Leitmetzerin ("Der Rosenkavalier") and Gertrud ("Hänsel und Gretel").

This season, she returns to Wiesbaden as Heidi Schiller in a new production of the musical "Follies".


Heidi Schiller in »Follies«
Female Convict in »Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District«
Gerhilde in »Die Walküre«


Der Ring des Nibelungen
The Valkyrie
International May Festival | Ring CycleGrosses Haus16:00 - 21:00
MusicalGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:15
* Please note this date was moved from 6 to 8 June 2024. *
Musical | Final performance!Grosses Haus19:30 - 22:15