Sally-Anne Russell — Mezzo-soprano

One of Australia’s finest mezzo-sopranos, Sally-Anne Russell 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. She has sung with Opera Australia, all of the State Opera companies and all of the major Australian symphony orchestras, as well as performing to acclaim in fifteen countries around the world. Her many CDs and DVDs include her solo operatic disc Enchanting, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Bach Arias and Duets, with Sarah Macliver. Sally-Anne’s recent engagements include Melbourne Symphony and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra for Messiah, Tasmanian Symphony for the Mozart Requiem, and Artsong Perth for a recital with Sarah Macliver. Her operatic roles include Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Jo (Little Women – Australian Premiere), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Dorabella (Così fan Tutte), Bradamante (Alcina), Sesto (Guilio Cesare), Mallika (Lakmé), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) and Hansel (Hansel and Gretel).