Heather Lupton, 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter-Finalist
Heather Lupton completed a postgraduate diploma in Opera and Vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Since the completion of her studies she has performed widely through the United Kingdom and Europe, receiving much critical acclaim for her bel canto roles such as Elisabetta in Maria Stuarda and Giovanna in Anna Bolena. She has sung a wide variety of operatic roles including Carmen, Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice, Ulrica in Un Ballo in Maschera, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Nicklausse in Les Contes D’Hoffmann, Maddalena in Rigoletto and Brandemante in Alcina.
Equally at home on the concert stage, Heather Lupton has performed with various choirs throughout Europe. Her oratorio repertoire includes Rossini’s Petite messe solennelle, Bach’s Magnificat in D, Handel’s Messiah, Jenkins’ Stabat Mater, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Vivaldi’s Gloria.
A highly versatile musician, Heather Lupton studied classical piano from a young age. During her Bachelor of Music at UWS she expanded her abilities to jazz piano, composition and music technology. Simultaneously she studied classical singing privately as well as her continued persuit of languages including German and Italian.