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Seeking the next Melba

The Melba Opera Trust keeps alive Dame Nellie Melba’s vision by supporting the development of young Australian opera singers with exceptional promise. We nurture the qualities needed to build an…
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Covent Garden Success!

Former Melba Scholars Lauren Fagan (2011-2012), Samuel Johnson (2013) and Samuel Sakker (2011-2012) are among just five young opera singers selected by Royal Opera, Covent Garden to join its prominent…
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    Vale Lady April Hamer

    Melba Opera Trust is deeply saddened by the passing of Lady April Hamer. Lady Hamer supported the Trust by underwriting the RJ Hamer Scholarship from 2013 to 2015.  Melba alumni…
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    2015 Scholarship Applications Are Now Closed

    Thank you to all who have applied for 2015 Melba Opera Trust Scholarships. Applications for 2016 Scholarships will open in July 2015.