Monthly Archives: April 2016


Alumni to make their BBC Proms debuts!

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Siobhan Stagg & Lauren Fagan to make their Proms debut Two of Melba's own are to make their debut in one of the most beloved of classical traditions. As part of the 2016 BBC Proms line-up, sopranos Siobhan Stagg &

Lauren Fagan to debut with Welsh National Opera

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ALUMNA LAUREN FAGAN WILL MAKE HER DEBUT WITH THE WELSH NATIONAL OPERA, IT HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED. The Welsh National Opera has announced it's 2016/17, and with that the news that alumna Lauren Fagan will make her principal role debut. Lauren

Samuel Sakker announced as Royal Opera House Company Principal

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ROYAL OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES IT'S 2016/17 SEASON, AND IT'S BIG NEWS FOR MELBA ALUM SAMUEL SAKKER. 2011 & 2012 Melba Opera Trust scholar, Samuel Sakker, is seeing continuing success in the UK, nearing the end of his time in

Nathan Lay awarded Australian International Opera Award

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AUSTRALIAN INTERNATIONAL OPERA AWARD CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCES NATHAN LAY AS 2016 AWARD RECIPIENT. Australian International Opera Award Chairman, William Cowan AM has announced Melba alumnus baritone Nathan Lay as the 2016 recipient of the prestigious award. Nathan was the 2011