A multi-Helpmann Award nominee, Antoinette Halloran’s most recent engagements have included the title roles in Tosca for West Australian Opera and The Merry Widow for State Opera of South Australia, The Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen for Victorian Opera and associate artist for José Carreras’ National Tour. In 2019, she sings The Fox in Adelaide and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and Mrs Lovett in Sweeney Todd in Perth.
Leading appearances for Opera Australia have included the title roles in Madama Butterfly and Rusalka, Mimi in La bohème, Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire (Green Room Award) and many others; for New Zealand Opera – Mimi, Cio-Cio-San and Mrs Lovett; for Victorian Opera – Fiordiligi in Così fan Tutte, Adina in L’elisir d’amore and Mrs Lovett (Helpmann Award nomination).
In concert, she has sung with Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet for the Sydney Festival, Mozart’s Requiem with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Carmina Burana with the Melbourne Chorale, El Niño with Sydney Philharmonia and Haydn’s Creation and Fauré’s Requiem with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic.
Antoinette also featured as a guest judge and panelist on the ABC television series Operatunity Oz and has appeared regularly on the hit show Spicks and Specks; she was a presenter for ABC’s Art Nation – covering stories on opera and music theatre.
She was a recipient of the Puccini Award and has performed throughout Europe and America with thanks to the Acclaim Awards.