TARYN FIEBIG, soprano
Helpmann Award-winning soprano Taryn Fiebig is one of Australia most popular and versatile artists. In 2017, she sang Musetta (La bohème) for Opera Australia; Michal (Saul) for the Adelaide Festival; major roles in Pinchgut Opera’s Triple Billand the title role in The Merry Widow for West Australian Opera; in concert, she was soloist with Sydney Philharmonia, Auckland Philharmonia and the Opera Australia Orchestra.
She returns to OA in 2018 in Metamorphosis and makes major concert appearances for the Adelaide Festival, Sydney Philharmonia and the Huntington Festival.
Taryn has performed with all the major Australian opera companies, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Australian Brandenburg Ensemble and the Sydney, West Australian, Adelaide and Queensland Symphony Orchestras.
Internationally, she has sung for the Edinburgh Festival (as Lucy Joy in Opera Australia’s production of Bliss),in America for the LA Ear Unit and in the UK with the English Chamber Orchestra and for BBC Radio 4.
Roles for Opera Australia include: Susanna, Zerlina and Despina in Sir David McVicar's trio of Mozart productions (The Marrige of Figaro, Don Giovanniand Così fan tutte), Pamina and Papagena in The Magic Flute, Musetta in La bohème,Servilia in La clemenza di Tito, Oscar in Un ballo in maschera, Clorinda in Cenerentola, Lisa in La sonnambula, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Aphrodite in The Love of the Nightingale, Karolka in Jenufaand The Woodbird and Gutrune in Der Ring des Nibelungen. Her performance as Lucy Joy in Bliss earned her a Helpmann Award. For New Zealand Opera, she has sung Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride.
A musical theatre highlight for Taryn was over 200 performances as Eliza Dolittle in Opera Australia’s National Tour of My Fair Lady.
Gilbert and Sullivan roles have included The Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, both Tessa and Gianetta in The Gondoliersand Yum-Yum in The Mikado.
Taryn was Sicle in Ormindo (2009) and The Priestess of Bacchus (Anacréon), The Statue (Pigmalion) and Erighetta (Erighetta e Don Chilone) in our 2017 mid year Triple Bill production Rameau: Anacréon & Pigmalion. She will sing the role of Selinde in Vivaldi's Farnace in 2019.