Australian soprano Lorina Gore completed her postgraduate voice studies at the Australian National University in Canberra and at the National Opera Studio in London. She has won numerous prestigious opera awards, including two Helpmann Awards (2017 and 2018), a Green Room Award (2018), the Dame Joan Sutherland Scholarship (AOAC), the Opera Awards, the Covent Garden National Opera Studio Scholarship, 2nd prize in the Herald-Sun Aria (2002 and 2004), and first place in the Australian National Aria Competition.
Lorina joined Opera Australia as a principal artist in 2008 and has since performed many roles for the company including: Violetta (La Traviata), Marie (Wozzeck), Leïla (Les pêcheurs de perles), Amina (La sonnambula), and Musetta (La Bohème).
Lorina won a Helpmann Award and Green Room Award for her role as Roxana in Opera Australia’s King Roger, and was subsequently awarded her second Helpmann Award for the role of Ophelia in Brett Dean’s Hamlet at the Adelaide Festival.
Recordings include: A Toast to Melba and also Johann Strauss: Waltzes and Arias with Marko Letonja and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra for ABC Classics, highlights from Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier with Yvonne Kenny, Bliss with Opera Australia, and Handel’s Rodelinda conducted by Maestro Richard Bonynge.