Originally from Townsville, Rebecca Cassidy moved to Brisbane in 2008 to follow her passion and study music at Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU).
Her performances include the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Anne Trulove in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress and Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss Jnr. In addition to these operatic roles, Rebecca’s concert, oratorio and symphonic repertoire as a soprano soloist include Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Handel’s Saul, Britten’s War Requiem and Richard Strauss’ Four Last Songs.
Rebecca’s awards and scholarships include QCGU’s Wagner Prize, Trinity College London Exhibition Award and the Alton Budd Memorial Scholarship.
Rebecca featured in Opera Queensland’s 2019 touring production Songs to Die For, directed by Patrick Nolan. As Opera Queensland’s 2020 Young Artist, Rebecca received specialised music, language and stagecraft tuition. She performed in live and online concerts, at community and corporate engagement events and is well known to Opera Queensland audiences from An Aria A Day. Rebecca was set to understudy the role of Isolde in our production of Tristan und Isolde.