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Performance CV

Albums

Unravelling the Voice, 2024

New Performance Works

J. Robertson

  • Concept, Writer, Director, Soloist and Narrator, Unravelling the Voice

    • Brisbane Music Festival, 2023​

  • Concept, Writer, Director, Soloist and Narrator, Endless Universe

    • National Science Week, Melbourne Planetarium, Scienceworks, 2023

    • National Science Week, Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, 2023

    • World Space Week, Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, 2022​

A. Raineri

  • Voice of Performance Anxiety, Staged

    • Brisbane Music Festival, 2023

J. Robertson, C. Bonshek + S. Cantellano

  • Writer, Co-Director and Narrator, Return to Planet Earth

    • World Science Festival Brisbane, Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium, 2021​​

J. Robertson + C. Bonshek

Traditional Opera Roles

Donizetti            
  • Title role, Anna Bolena
    • OperaBox, 2015
    • OperaBox, 2016
Humperdinck     
 
Massenet
  • Title role, Manon
    • OperaBox, 2017
 
Menotti                 
 
Leoncavallo
  • Nedda, Pagliacci
    • NIDA Festival of Emerging Artists 2019
 
Mozart                  
  • Fiordiligi, Così fan tutte
    • OperaBox, 2011
  • Königin der Nacht, Die Zauberflöte
    • Perth Lyric Opera, 2010 (Cover)
 
Puccini
  • Lauretta, Gianni Schicchi
    • Cuskelly College of Music, Summer Opera 2020          
  • Mimì, La Bohème
    • OperaBox, 2012
 
R. Strauss            
 
Verdi                      
  • Violetta, La traviata (Italian)
    • In Concert, Albany Entertainment Centre, WA 2021​
  • Violetta, La traviata (ENO English translation)
    • Opera New England 2016
  • Gilda, Rigoletto
    • OperaBox, 2013
Operetta and Musica Roles
Bernstein
  • Cunegonde, Candide
    • Playlovers, 2011
Lloyd-Webber
  • Christine, Phantom of the Opera
    • Limelight Theatre, 2013
Sullivan
  • Mabel, Pirates of Penzance
    • G&S Society of WA, 2011​
 
Opera Chorus
  • Donizetti, The Elixir of Love, West Australian Opera, 2016
  • Gounod, Faust, West Australian Opera, 2015
  • Puccini, Madama Butterfly, West Australian Opera, 2015
  • Verdi, Otello, West Australian Opera, 2014
  • Verdi, La traviata, West Australian Opera, 2013
 
Concert Performances with Orchestra
  • Violetta, La traviata, Albany Chamber Orchestra, WA 2021
  • Soloist, Spirit Orphan: Mountain Fire with chorus, chamber orchestra and electronics, Brisbane Music Festival 2021
  • Cunegonde from Candide Aria, An American Opera Gala, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, Sydney, 2020
  • Arias/Duets, Perth Symphony Orchestra, WA 2017
  • Arias/duets, Albany Sinfonia, Albany, WA 2016
  • Lucia excerpt, Perth Symphony Orchestra, WA 2016
  • Arias, South Side Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA 2014
  • Arias, South Side Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA 2013
  • Arias, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Perth, WA 2013
  • Arias, Albany Choral Society & Orchestra, Albany, WA 2013
  • Viennese arias and duets, Vienna Pops Concert, Perth Pops Orchestra, Perth Concert Hall 2009
  • Soprano solo, Orff Carmina Burana (selected items), Heriot-Watt University Sinfonia Excelsior, Edinburgh, 2005

Oratorio Performances

  • Soprano solo, Vivaldi Gloria

    • Albany Chamber Orchestra, 2017

  • Soprano solo, Jenkins The Armed Man

    • Albany Chamber Orchestra, 2015

  • Soprano solo, Faure Requiem

    • Albany Chamber Orchestra, 2014

    • Heriot-Watt University Sinfonia Excelsior, Edinburgh, 2002

  • Soprano solo, Mozart Requiem

    • Albany Chamber Orchestra, 2013

    • Heriot-Watt University Sinfonia Excelsior, Edinburgh, 2003

  • Soprano solo, Handel Messiah

    • Albany Chamber Orchestra, 2012

    • Heriot-Watt University Sinfonia Excelsior, Edinburgh, 2004

Chamber Music Performances

  • Co-curator and Soloist, Contemporary Communication with Deaf Advocate + Auslan Performer Drisana Levitzke-Gray, Lochlan Brown and Bella Marslen, Bloomhouse Projects, WA, 2023
  • Solo Recital with Alex Raineri, Around the World, Redland Performing Arts Centre, QLD 2021
  • Solo Recital with Alex Raineri, Around the World, Brisbane Music Festival, QLD 2020
  • Soloist, Perth Guitar Quartet, Sound from the Ground in National Trust Heritage Festival, WA 2016
Recitals or Concerts with Piano
  • Soloist, The Opera Gala, Albany Arts Festival, Albany, 2019
  • Soloist, Hunters Hill Music, Sydney, 2019
  • Emerging Artist, Art Song Perth, Perth, 2010
Contemporary Singing Solo Shows
  • Both Sides Now
    • Brisbane Music Festival, 2023​

Education and Programs​ ​

  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia 2021-2024 (Withdrew)
  • Cuskelly College of Music, Opera Performance Summer Program, Brisbane, Australia 2020
  • Associate Artist, Pacific Opera Young Artist Program, Sydney, Australia 2019
  • Emerging Artist, Coast Opera Australia, Gosford, NSW, Australia 2019
  • National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) Open Directors Studio, Sydney, Australia 2017
  • Americal Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) Opera Studio, Graz, Austria, 2014
  • Singing Scholarship, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, 2000-2005
  • MEng Chemical Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, 2000-2005

 

Competitions

  • Winner, Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition - Vocal Section, QLD 2013
Choral Performance
  • Soprano, Edinburgh University Chamber Choir, Edinburgh, UK, 2004-2006

    • Toured to Malta for the Gozo International Arts Festival and to Hong Kong. Two album recordings. Conducted by Dr Eric von Ibler.

  • Soprano, National Youth Choir of Scotland & Chamber Choir, 1998-2006

    • Performed in every major concert hall in Scotland, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Royal Albert Hall (Proms). Often performing alongside the Royal Scottish National Orchestra including in the Edinburgh International Festival. Toured to Chicago to the Grant Park Festival. Three album recordings and multiple BBC Radio 3 broadcasts. Conducted by Christopher Bell.

Teachers, Coaches and Vocal Mentors
  • José CarbóNicole Dorigo, Tanja Binggeli, Arax Mansourian, Jolanta Nagajek, Margaret Schindler, Linda Watson, Deborah HumbleTony Legge (Opera Australia), Jameson Livsey (Deutsche Oper Berlin), Simon Kenway (Opera Australia), David Wickham
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