Michelle Ryan

Photo: Kurt Sneddon
Michelle Ryan is the recipient of the German-Australian Opera Grant for 2020/21. Her roles this season include Musetta ("La Bohème"), Barbarina ("Le nozze di Figaro"), Berta ("Il barbiere di Siviglia"), Waldvogel ("Siegfried"), Helmwige ("Die Walküre"), Aksinja ("Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District") and The Soul ("Babylon" by Jörg Widmann). She studied at the Sydney Conservatory of Music and later continued her training at private opera academies in Weimar and Berlin. Her repertoire includes roles such as Depina ("Così fan tutte"), Clorinda ("La Cenerentola"), Frasquita ("Carmen"), Zerbinetta (Richard Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos") and Zerlina (in a production of "Don Giovanni" at the Prague Summer Nights Festival). She sang Adele in "Die Fledermaus" with the Brisbane Symphony Orchestra (as part of the Cuskelly School of Music Summer Program) and Suor Genioveffa (in Puccini's "Suor Angelica") at the Australian Pacific Opera. In 2019, she was a finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Competition and has won several prizes in the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation Bel Canto Award competition.

Productions

The Soul in »Babylon«
Masha in »Pique Dame«
Sophie in »Werther«
Servilia in »La clemenza di Tito«
Zerlina in »Don Giovanni«
Waldvogel in »Siegfried«
Helmwige in »Die Walküre«
Maidservant in »Elektra«
Sandman & Dew Fairy in »Hänsel und Gretel«
Musetta in »La Bohème«

Dates

Der Ring des Nibelungen
Performance with piano accompaniment
Revival | Ring CycleGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:00
Performance with piano accompaniment
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Performance with piano accompaniment
Revival | Ring CycleGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:10
Performance with piano accompaniment
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Performance with piano accompaniment
Ring CycleGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:00
Performance with piano accompaniment
Der Ring des Nibelungen
Performance with piano accompaniment
Ring CycleGrosses Haus17:00 - 22:10
Performance with piano accompaniment
RevivalGrosses Haus19:30 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:45
Grosses Haus19:30
The Queen of Spades
PremiereGrosses Haus19:30
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 21:30
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus18:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus18:00
Grosses Haus19:30
RevivalGrosses Haus18:00 - 19:50
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:20
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30 - 21:20
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 23:00
The Queen of Spades
Grosses Haus19:30
Revival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus18:00 - 20:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Premiere | International May FestivalGrosses Haus18:00
International May FestivalGrosses Haus19:30
International May Festival | Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus19:30
Grosses Haus18:00
Grosses Haus18:00 - 19:50
Grosses Haus19:30
Mozart CycleGrosses Haus19:30 - 22:00