Gina Rose, Soprano
Gina graduated from the UTAS Tasmanian
Conservatorium of Music in 2000 having obtained a Bachelor of Music with
Honours and a Graduate Diploma of Music. She went on to successfully complete a
Bachelor of Teaching, specialising in Music in 2002.
In Opera, Gina has performed the Principal
roles of both Dido and Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas: the title role of
Angelica in Puccini's Suor Angelica; Jiera in the premiere of the new Opera
Olegas; and Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte amongst others.
Performances in Music Theatre & Cabaret
include Me and My Girl; The Secret Garden; Side by Side by Sondheim; Sweeney
Todd- The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; Maria in West Side Story; and Cosette
in Les Miserablés.
As a recitalist, Gina has performed such
works as Brittens Les Illuminations; Samuel Barber's Hermit Songs; Mozart's
Exultate Jubilate; Bach Cantata 51 and the Australian premiere of Francis
Rosses' contemporary pieces for voice and Saxophone. She has also performed in the Tasmanian
Conservatorium of Music Staff Recital Series.
In Oratorio, Gina has been in demand as a
soprano soloist in a number of performances across Tasmania. These include
Handel's Messiah; Mozart Requiem; Frigyes Hida's Requiem; Schubert Mass in C;
Schubert's Mirjam's Siegesgesang; Schubert Mass in G; Rutter Requiem; Dvorak Te
Deum; Bach Magnificat; Vivaldi Gloria; Rossini's Petite Messe Sollenelle and
Mozart Mass in C Minor amongst others.
Gina has also been Orchestral Director for
the musical CATS, & conducts the UTAS Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music
Gina has been the recipient of numerous
awards including the DJ Mazda Operatic Aria & scholarship to participate in
the Master Course program at the prestigious Australian National Academy of
Gina was the recipient of a prestigious
Churchill Trust Fellowship in 2009 and traveled to Hungary (Kódaly Institute)
Finland (Sibelius Academy) and London (Royal Academy of Music, Guildhall School
of Music & Drama) to study the practice of aural development strategies in
vocal performance and teaching