Biography


"...Amy Wilkinson revealed a rich, flexible, expressive voice, along with an expressive face, and excellent acting ability."
Rosemary Collier - Middle C, Wellington NZ

Biography

Amy Wilkinson completed a Bachelor of Music at the Queensland Conservatorium where she studied voice with Margreta Elkins AM. During her degree she participated in the Advanced Performance Programs at the Australian National Academy of Music. Her roles as an undergrad included Rose in Ruddigore, Elsie in The Yeomen of the Guard, Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and the title role of Puccini’s Suor Angelica.
Amy has been the recipient of The Metropolitan Opera Award, The Australian Singing Competition’s Opera Awards, The Alton Budd Memorial Award, Sir Mostyn Hanger Opera Scholarship, The Brisbane Club Award and The Dame Joan Sutherland Award. 

She is an alumna of both the Young Artist Program of Opera Queensland and the Moffatt Oxenbould Young Artist Development Program of Opera Australia.

Her roles with Opera Queensland include Zerlina in Don Giovanni (c), Barbarina and Susanna (c)in Le nozze di Figaro, Micaëla in Carmen (c) and Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel.

Amy has appeared with the National Company, Opera Australia, in the roles of La Countessa di Almaviva and Susanna (c) in The Marriage of Figaro, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Papagena and Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte, Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte (c)Oberto in Alcina, Dorinda in Orlando, Second Woman in Dido and Aeneas, Giulietta in Capuleti e I MontecchiLisa in La Sonnambula, Clorinda in La Cenerentola (c), La Grande Sacerdotessa in Aida, Frasquita in Carmen, Sophie in Werther (c), Javotte in Manon, Musetta in La Bohème (c), Marzelline in Fidelio (c), Second Niece in Peter Grimes (c), Paquette and Crook in Candide and Edith in The Pirates of Penzance. 

Most recently, Amy performed the roles of Atalanta in Serse with NZ Opera and Mimi in La Bohème with the State Opera of South Australia.

On the concert platform Amy has appereard as a Soloist in a Prom’s concert with The Queensland Orchestra, Haydn’s The Seasons (Qld Choir), Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle, David Hamilton's Missa Pacifica, Handel's Messiah (Queensland Orchestra) and Mendelssohn's Elijah (Qld Choir).
Amys' vocal prowess was shown in her 2016/17 engagements which included a concert series for the Brain Institute at Custom's House, the role of David in Handel's Oratorio Saul and the Soprano Soloist in Mozart's Requiem and JC Bach's Magnificat with the Queensland Choir.  


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