Stacey Alleaume, winner of the 2012 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. Photo:WinkiPoP Media
Sydney Eisteddfod takes pride in reporting that soprano Stacey Alleaume is singing the leading role of Leila in Opera Australia’s production of the Bizet masterpiece The Pearlfishers this season. In July, she will appear as Micaela in Bizet’s masterpiece Carmen and in November feature as Alexandra Mason in Alan John’s Sydney Opera House - The Opera (The Eighth Wonder).
Blessed with an exquisite voice, Stacey is poised on the brink of a successful career. Her roles to date include Gretel in Humperdincks’s Hansel & Gretel, Rosina in Rossini’s Barber of Seville and Pamina in Mozart’s Magic Flute. Over the past few years, she has won numerous prizes and awards. In 2012, she emerged triumphant in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship and in 2013, added a victory in the Melbourne Herald-Sun Aria to her laurels after finishing as runner-up in this event in both 2010 and 2011.
Over the past few years, Stacey has engaged in extensive studies abroad. She has already attracted attention in Italy and the United States. In 2015, as a vocal fellow and recipient of the Irene Cummings and Theodore Hostetler Full Scholarship at the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, California, studied under the direction of the legendary mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne.
The Sydney Eisteddfod team and their supporters look forward to seeing Stacey in her forthcoming performances with Opera Australia and wish her success in her future career.