Adrian Tamburini

Adrian was born in Melbourne, Victoria. His Melbourne Opera Repertoire includes; Figaro and Bartolo- The Marriage of Figaro; Count Ceprano— Rigoletto; Leporello— Don Giovanni; Yakuside, Lo Zio Bonze and Il Commissario- Madama Butterfly; Dr. Grenvil- La Traviata; Fiorello, Ambrogio and The Officer- The Barber of Seville; Alfio- Cavelleria Rusticana; Taddeo- The Italian Girl in Algiers


Adrian has performed with the following Opera companies; Aeneas- Dido and Aeneas; The Lawyer and The Doctor- Gianni Schicchi; Papageno and Sarastro- The Magic Flute; Uberto- La Serva Padrone; Colatinus- The Rape of Lucretia; Jervis- Nelson; Mr. Gobineau- The Medium; DandiniLa Cenerentola; Count Rodolfo- La Sonnambula, Sir John Flastaff- The Merry Wives of Windsor; Usher-Trial by Jury, Colline - La Boheme - WA Opera. Adrians Oz Opera Repertoire includes: Sarastro- The Magic Flute; Figaro- The Barber of Seville; Leporello- Don Giovanni. Opera Australia Repertoire: Zuniga- Carmen; 2nd Armed Man- The Magic Flute; 1st Soldier- Salome; Alcindoro- La Boheme; Messenger and Assassin- Macbeth; Bass Chorus- The Love of the Nightingale; The Officer of the Watch- Barber of Seville; Pickpocket- Lakme.


His concert repertoire includes Orff's Carmina Burana; Handel's Messiah, Haydn's Creation, Verdi's Requiem, Bach's St. John's Passion, Easter Oratorio, Magnificat and Ich Habe Genug; Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ; Mahler- Symphony No. 8


2007 — Winner — Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Aria Award

2007 — Winner — Lythgo Trust Operatic Aria Award

2007 — Winner - Melbourne Welsh Male Voice Choir Singer of the Year Competition

2008 — Winner — John Tanis Singing Competition

2008 — Finalist — German Australian Opera Grant, Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden

2010 — Finalist — Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship

2010 — Winner — Acclaim Awards Pergolesi-Spontini Festival Baroque Scholarship

2011 — Finalist — Music and Opera Singers Trust Opera Awards

2011 — Finalist — German Australian Opera Grant, Hessisches Staatstheater, Wiesbaden