Brisbane soprano Sarah Crane is the winner of several prestigious competitions, including Opera Foundation Australia’s German and Metropolitan Opera Awards.
Sarah has worked extensively in Europe with engagements at Cologne Opera, Opéra National du Rhin – Strasbourg, Basel Opera and Freiburg Opera, as well as Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, Opera Victoria and State Opera of South Australia.
Operatic repertoire includes Hansel and Gretel, The Rape of Lucretia, Die Zauberflöte, Ariodante, Der Vampyr, Fidelio, Marcello’s Arianna, Carmen, Hyperion, Romeo et Juliette, Le nozze di Figaro, The Merry Widow, The Love of the Nightingale, Rusalka, Alcina, Werther, Orlando and The Perfect American. Concert engagements include Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart Requiem, Handel’s Messiah for The Queensland Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Martin’s Maria-Triptychon as well as the Stabat Mater by Szymanowski with the Philharmonic Orchestra Freiburg.
Sarah is a Vocal Lecturer at The University of Queensland. Recent performances include Mozart Airborne, Opera at Jimbour, Handel’s Israel in Egypt, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, “How Strange the Change” as part of Brisbane Music Festival, and “A Poet’s Love” – a recital in collaboration with Brisbane Music Festival and Opera Queensland. Upcoming engagements include the Mendelssohn-Hensel Oratorio and Mendelssohn’s Psalm 42 with The Brisbane Chorale.