Biography

Sky Ingram is an Australian soprano living in London, where she trained at the National Opera Studio (sponsored by Opera North) and studied on the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.  She has also trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide.
 
Sky performed the role of Lea in the world premiere of Glare for her debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in November 2014 to huge critical acclaim.  During 2015 she sang Musetta in La Bohème for English Touring Opera and Avis in The Wreckers for the Bard SummerScape in New York.  Returning to the Royal Opera House, Sky sang the role of Venus in Rossi’s Orpheus at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London during October and November 2015 and in February 2016 she sang the role of Rusalka in Valladolid, Spain.

Sky has performed oratorio and concert repertoire around Australia and the UK and has sung on ABC and BBC radio. She has performed, in concert, in various venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Paris Auditorium St. Germain, Rouen Opera House, Barbican Concert Hall, Australia House UK, Wigmore Hall, ROSL UK and the Symphony Hall Birmingham.

Sky is represented by Maestro Arts.

Awards and prizes

Sky has won several music Scholarships and Competitions in both Australia and the UK; most recently an Opera Awards Foundation bursary, GSMD Harold Rosenthal Prize, Simon Fletcher Charitable Trust Bursary, Australian Music Foundation Scholarship, Wingate Scholarship, and the 2011 ROSL Overseas Trophy for the most outstanding musician from overseas, after which she was among a few Australians to be invited by the Queen to attend a reception at Buckingham Palace.

Other significant awards include: The Australian 5MBS Young Performer of the Year, a George Boland Scholarship, Friends of State Opera South Australia Travelling Scholarship, Tait Memorial Scholarship, Finalist in The Australian Singing Competition Marianne Mathy Awards, and SA Young Achiever of the Year (Arts section). Sky received numerous scholarships to attend the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and was sponsored by Opera North while at the National Opera Studio.

Recent Opera roles

Rusalka Rusalka (Valladolid Opera Project, Spain), Venus Orpheus (Royal Opera House), Avis The Wreckers (Bard SummerScape), Musetta La Bohème (English Touring Opera), Lea Glare (Royal Opera House), Musetta La Bohème (Opera North), Niece 2 (understudy) Peter Grimes (ENO), Helena A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opera North, GSMD, WAAPA), Frau Fluth Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor (GSMD), Madame Lidoine Dialogues des Carmelites (GSMD), Emily Our Town (GSMD, UK & European Premiere), Female Chorus (understudy) The Rape of Lucretia (BYO), Servillia La Clemenza di Tito (AOS), Micaëla Carmen (Alexander Productons), Pamina The Magic Flute (Elder Con.), Suor Genovieffa Suor Angelica (Elder Con.), Gerda Fennimore & Gerda (Ardente Opera), Abigail Williams The Crucible (WAAPA - Australian Premiere).

Future engagements include Contessa Almaviva/Le Nozze di Figaro (Pop-up Opera, Norway), Clorinda/Cenerentola (Opera North), and her St Martin-in-the-Fields recital debut.


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Sky Ingram - soprano