Fiona Jopson
Fiona Jopson

Soprano

Born in Scone, NSW, Fiona moved to Melbourne in 2007 to commence her studies at the Victorian College of the Arts, where she graduated from in 2009 with a Bachelor of Music Performance (Repertoire).  

In 2017, Fiona won The Opera Foundation for young Australians – Vienna State Opera Award, in 2015 won the 91st Herald Sun Aria Competition, the oldest and most prestigious competition in Australia, which has been a launching pad for many international singing careers. She was previously awarded 3rd prize in the 2012 competition.  

Fiona has been the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships such as the Amelia Joscelyne Memorial Scholarship (Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust), Opus 50 Charitable Trust and the Thomas Baker Acclaim Opera Fellowship (Acclaim Awards) to study at the Accademia alla Scala in Milan.  

Recently, Fiona has performed the roles of Leonora in Il Trovatore (Citi Opera), Ariadne and Prima Donna in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos (OperaBox) and is understudying Elsa in Lohengrin for Melbourne Opera’s production in August 2017.  

Fiona has had extensive performance experience with Opera Australia, Victorian Opera, Melbourne Opera and Citi Opera. Roles include Mimi (La Boheme), Marzelline (Fidelio), Suor Zelatrice (Suor Angelica), Micaëla (Carmen), Witch 2 and Sorceress (Dido and Aeneas). She has also been part of live broadcasts on 3MBS-FM and ABC Classic FM Melbourne and has performed as a Soprano Soloist in Bach’s Magnificat in D and Mass in F Major.  

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