Warwick Fyfe

CLASSICAL SINGING

Warwick Fyfe is one of Australia’s most respected baritones and has been the recipient of many awards; Helpmann Award (2014); Green Room Award (2005); Bayreuth Scholarship (2007); the Leopold Julian Kronenberg Foundation Award at the Stanislaw Moniuszko International Vocal Competition (Warsaw, 2001); The McDonald's Aria (1998); The Heinz Australian Youth Aria. He has had a long career in Australia and New Zealand, in particular with Opera Australia, singing many difficult and challenging roles such as title roles in Rigoletto, Falstaff; Alberich (The Ring); Mandryka (Arabella); Faninal (Der Rosenkavalier); Scarpia (Tosca); Dr Schoen (Lulu). In concert, he has sung with almost every major symphony orchestra in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Since 2014, Warwick has been expanding his freelance career, and focussing on becoming a Wagner specialist. During 2015 he worked with English Touring Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera Australia, Victorian Opera, and performed in concerts in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. He is currently singing the role of Dr Bartolo, in Opera Australia’s production of Barber of Seville. In 2015, he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study Wagnerian vocal technique in Germany, USA, and UK, and enhance the preservation for the future of Wagnerian Opera in Australia.