Press Releases 2017

Siobhan Stagg's opening night at Royal Opera House

12.09.2017

Siobhan Stagg, a graduate of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, is to make her debut at Covent Garden in the Royal Opera House’s production of Die Zauberflöte singing the role of Pamina.

Siobhan in Rigoletto

Siobhan graduated from the Wales International Academy of Voice in 2013 where she studied under the tutelage of world –renowned Welsh tenor Dennis O’Neill. He said: "It is always a delight when one of our alumni is cast by the Royal Opera, Covent Garden in such an important role as Pamina. We wish Siobhan every success and send her our congratulations. This is also a further endorsement of our work at the Wales International Academy of Voice and the support of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David."

During her time at the Academy she was the recipient of the prestigious Stuart Burrows Award, an annual competition held on the university’s Carmarthen campus. She also released her debut album Hymne a l’amour which was nominated for Best Classical Album in the 2013 Australian Independent Music Awards. Upon graduating, Siobhan was invited to join the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project and immediately went on to become a young artist at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Siobhan’s success here led to a permanent position within this world class company which she currently views as her “artistic home and base between international engagements”.

As part of the Royal Opera House’s Live Cinema Season, Die Zauberflöte will be broadcast live via satellite to cinemas across the world on 20th September 2017.

Siobhan as Gilda in Rigoletto at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, November 2016. Photo (c) Bettina Stöss.

 

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