Artists

sumi-jo

Sumi Jo — Soprano

Praised for the remarkable agility, precision and warmth of her voice, and for her outstanding musicianship, Sumi Jo has firmly established herself as a “once in a generation” singer. She has been consistently greeted with exceptional accolades, by public and press alike, for her performances in the most important opera houses and concert halls throughout the world.
In this year’s program, Sumi Jo will present an homage to the immortal soprano, Maria Callas.
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Richard-Troxell

Richard Troxell — Tenor

Richard Troxell’s beautiful lyric tenor voice has been thrilling audiences wherever he has sung, at home in the United States and around the world. His vocal artistry and powerful stage presence have set him apart from the others, and his ability to connect with an audience earns “bravos” and standing ovations wherever he appears.read more

Sally-Anne-Russell

Sally-Anne Russell — Mezzo-soprano

One of Australia’s finest mezzo-sopranos, Sally-Anne has over fifty operatic roles in her repertoire, and is known across Australia for her warmth of tone, the flexibility of her coloratura, and her vivacity and humour as a performer, on the opera stage and the concert platform alike.read more

Chris Latham – Musical Director

Chris Latham is well known in Canberra as the musical director of Voices in the Forest Concert and has been fascinated by music for as long as he can remember… read more

Roland Peelman – Conductor of Voices in the Forest Orchestra

Born and raised in Belgium to a family with no musical background, Roland Peelman has lived in Australia since 1984. A brilliant pianist, he has worked in Australia, Europe and Asia as conductor or music director for many organisations including Opera Australia, Australian Chamber Orchestra and several music theatre and new music organisations… read more