Zoe Drummond Wins The 2018 Mathy Scholarship
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Zoe Drummond Wins The 2018 Mathy Scholarship

Congratulations to soprano Zoe Drummond who is the winner of the 2018 Marianne Mathy Scholarship (‘The Mathy’). The 25-year-old received a purse of $30,000 to assist with a programme of study and/or singing activity. As well, she won the Audition Prize from the Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center, the opportunity to audition for Lyric Opera of…

IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Announces 2018 Semi-Finalists
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IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition Announces 2018 Semi-Finalists

The eleven semi-finalists of the 2018 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition have been announced, following heats in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The National Adjudicator, Linnhe Robertson with assistance from local adjudicators, has selected these impressive young singers – sopranos Zoe Drummond, Shakira Tsindos and Cleo Lee-McGowan from Victoria, soprano Josie Ann Ellem and baritone Tristan…

Countertenor Maximilian Riebl wins The IFAC Australian Singing Competition
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Countertenor Maximilian Riebl wins The IFAC Australian Singing Competition

  Countertenor Maximilian Riebl (23) from Victoria, took away the coveted winner’s spot in the annual IFAC Australian Singing competition held last weekend. It is the first time since the competition began in 1982, that a counter-tenor has been awarded first place. Maximilian Riebl has performed regularly in Sydney as soloist with the Australian Brandenburg…