Sarah Toth, soprano, is an international performer of opera, recital, and oratorio.
In 2014, Sarah made her Sydney Symphony Orchestra debut as Vierte Magd and Die Vertraute in Strauss’s Elektra, sharing the stage with Christine Goerke and Cheryl Barker. Other recent role debuts include Zveryeva in the World Premiere of Mayakovsky with Sydney Chamber Opera, Mimì in Opera New England’s production of La bohème, and Countess in a new production of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. She has performed numerous other operatic roles including Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Eurydice in Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers, Elisetta in Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto, and Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte. She has been the soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Handel’s Messiah, and Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Daugherty’s What’s That Spell. This year, Sarah will perform in Victory Over the Sun, an opera which brings together Sydney Chamber Opera and the design work of visionary Sydney artist Justene Williams to open the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Sarah will also be making her debut with the Sydney Graduate Choir as the soprano soloist in Franz von Suppé’s Requiem.
Sarah was a Reserve Finalist in the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award Competition in 2015, and a grant recipient of the same foundation. She was a Semi-finalist in the McDonald’s Operatic Aria Competition in 2013, and a first-place winner at the Finger Lakes Regional NATS competition. Sarah has trained with La Musica Lirica in Novafeltria, Italy; OperaWorks in Los Angeles, California; and Midwest Institute of Opera in Bloomington, Illinois, and Musiktheater Bavaria, in Oberaudorf, Germany. Prior to completing a Masters of Music in Opera Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in Sydney, Australia, Sarah earned degrees in voice from both Greenville College (Illinois) and Ithaca College (New York).