In early 2016 her solo album of operatic arias, The Kiss (ABC Classics), debuted at No. 1 on the Australian classical charts. This year she also appeared as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte and in the title role of Luisa Miller both for Opera Australia (winning her first Helpmann Award for the latter) and Fiordiligi for Deutsche Oper Berlin. In 2015, she made her debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden – singing Tatyana in Eugene Onegin and Micaëla in Carmen. In 2017, Nicole’s appearances include Micaëla for Opera de Paris, the title role in Thaïs for Opera Australia and a return to Covent Garden.
Emily Sun's star continues to rise.
"Gleaming sound, free and easy high notes, agile coloratura runs and lyrical grace"
Jessica Pratt is considered one of today’s foremost interpreters of some of Bel Canto’s most challenging repertoire.
Since winning the Australian Singing Competition in 2003, Jessica has also won the ”Vienna State Opera Award” and the prestigious international prize for coloratura sopranos “La Siola d’Oro Lina Pagliughi”. In September 2016 she was awarded the “Oscar della Lirica” International Opera Award for Best Soprano of the year. Over the last 10 years, Jessica has taken to the stage for 94 productions for 72 different organizers, in 64 cities over 12 countries. She has interpreted 33 different roles of which the most popular is Lucia Ashton from Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor with over 79 shows in 27 productions, followed by Elvira from Vincenzo Bellini’s I Puritani and Amina from Vincenzo Bellini’s La Sonnambula.
In 2018 Australian audiences can hear Jessica when she appears as Lucia in Opera Australia’s Lucia di Lammermoor.