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Jacqueline Dark - mezzo soprano

In 2016, Jacqueline Dark starred as The Mother Abbess in the National Tour of The Sound of Music before returning to Opera Australia as Fricka in their revival of Der Ring des Nibelungen. The following year, she sang Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana for State Opera of SA (Best Female Performance – ‘Curtain Call’ Awards), the title role in Prima Donna for the Adelaide Festival, Anna in Black Rider for Victorian Opera/Malthouse Theatre and major concerts with the Sydney Symphony, Sydney Philharmonia and Darwin Symphony Orchestra.

Most recently, Jacqui appeared in The Nose for Opera Australia, as Mrs Sedley in Peter Grimes for the Brisbane Festival, in Candide with New Zealand Opera and Herodias in Salome for Opera Australia. Future engagements include concerts with the West Australian Symphony and Berenice in Farnace for Pinchgut Opera.

Her performance experience includes The Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos), the title role in Carmen, Amneris (Aida), Dorabella (Così fan tutte), the title role and Tisbe in Cenerentola (for which she won a Green Room Award), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Rosmira (Partenope), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Lady Billows (Albert Herring), the title role in Iolanthe, Maddalena (Rigoletto), Emilia (Otello), Flora (La traviata), Annina (Der Rosenkavalier), Pitti-Sing/Katisha (The Mikado) and Mary (Der fliegender Holländer). International appearances have included Giovanna (Rigoletto), Grimgerde (Die Walküre) and Mercedes (Carmen) and Herodias (Salome) for Opera Hong Kong.

In August 2014, Jacqui received her second consecutive Helpmann Award – for her work as Fricka in Der Ring des Nibelungen.

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The above details were supplied by the individual performer and were current at the time of their last performance with the Zelman Symphony.

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