New & experimental opera

Nero Monologues
Marble City Opera - 2018
(CANDORO Marble arts & heritage center, Knoxville, TN)

Creative Team: Sarah Toth, Marya Barry, Kathryn Frady, Peter James Learn, Geoffrey Lehmann, Danny Brian, Inner Voices String Quartet
Description: A multi-art form chamber opera for soprano combining new and historical music, spoken dialogue, and vocal improvisation to journey the inner workings of Emperor Nero during his final hour.

Nero Monologues
Opera in the City Festival - 2017
(Bridewell Theatre, London)

Creative Team: Sarah Toth, Joyce Jin, Victoria Stevens, Bertie Baigent, Peter James Learn, Geoffrey Lehmann, Phaedra Ensemble
Description: A multi-art form chamber opera for soprano and dancer combining new and historical music, spoken dialogue, and vocal improvisation to journey the inner workings of Emperor Nero during his final hour.


Baroque Immersive Theater Experience
Corina Kenner Productions - 2017
(Palazzo Pisani Moretta, Venice)

Creative Team: Corina Kinnear
Description: Combined Dance, Opera, and Live Theater to create an immersive experience for guests in a baroque Venetian palace over the course of 3 hours.


Victory Over the Sun
Sydney Bienalle & Sydney Chamber Opera - 2016
World Premiere of the recomposition
(COCKAtoo Island, SYDNEY)

Creative Team: Huw Belling, Jack Symonds, Justene Williams, Pierce Wilcox
Description: Design and Music Collaborative for the Sydney Bienalle. A reworking of the Russian futurist opera of the same title by Mikhail Matyushin, the piece during which artist Malevich unveiled his famous art piece “Black Square” in 1915.


Sempre Libera
Shh Center 4 Hybrid Arts - 2015
(Parramatta- Sydney, Australia)

Creative Team: Michal Imielski, Holly Champion
Description: Musical pastiche chamber opera for soprano and tenor including excerpts from Verdi’s La traviata, jazz standards, Disney, improvisation, and heavy metal.


Sydney Chamber Opera - 2014
(Carriage Works, Sydney)

Creative Team: Michael Smetanin, Jack Symonds, Huw Belling, Kat Henry
Description: A world premiere about the life of early 20th century Russian poet. The opera utilized a team of soloists, chamber orchestra, electronic recordings, visual projections, and both natural acting and stylized movement.


Finding the Light
Arts Festival of St. Philips - 2012
(Church Hill Anglican Church, Sydney)

Creative Team: Sarah Toth, Benjamin Burton, Phebe Starr
Description: A musical pastiche ranging from Hildegard von Bingen, to Copland, Bellini, Kurtag, and gospel spiritual.


Zombie Apoco-lips
OperaWorks - 2011
(Los Angeles, California)

Creative Team: Ann Baltz, Zeffin Quinn Hollis
Description: A musical pastiche of arias telling a new story about finding love and belonging.


Wolf By the Ears
World Premier Workshop - Ithaca College - 2011
(Ithaca, New York)

Creative Team: Dana Wilson, Brian DeMaris
Description: A world premiere workshop reading of a new opera about Thomas Jefferson.


Opera Roles

          Elisetta                           Il matrimonio segreto

Adina (role study)         L’elisir d’amore

Anime                             Les pèlerins de la Mecque

M. Matyushin / H. Belling
          Strongwoman              Victory Over the Sun

          Nerone                           L'incoronazione di Poppea

Countess                       Le nozze di Figaro
          Donna Anna                  Don Giovanni
          Fiordigli (role study)     Così fan tutte
          Pamina (role study)     Die Zauberflöte
          Second Lady                 Die Zauberflöte

          Eurydice                        Orphée aux enfers

Rachel Portman
          Water                            The Little Prince

          Mimì                              La bohème

           La bergère                   L’enfant et les sortilèges
           L'écureuil                      L’enfant et les sortilèges

M. Smetanin
          Zveryeva                       Mayakovsky

R. Strauss
Fourth Maid                 Elektra
          Die Vertraute                Elektra

D. Wilson
         Martha Jefferson         Wolf By The Ears (workshop performance)



           Elvira                              I puritani
           Norma                           Norma

Marie Antoinette         The Ghosts of Versailles

           Anna Bolena                Anna Bolena
           Lucia                             Lucia di Lammermoor
           Lucrezia Borgia           Lucrezia Borgia

          Marguerite                     Faust

C. Floyd
          Susannah                       Susannah

          Marguerite de Valois    Les Huguenots

J. Strauss
          Rosalinda                       Die Fledermaus

          Anne Trulove                The Rake's Progress

          Violetta                            La Traviata



M. Daugherty
           What's That Spell



Carmina Burana

           Stabat Mater

           Pierrot Lunaire

F. von Suppé