Imogen Faith Malfitano, 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship Quarter-Finalist
Imogen-Faith Malfitano recently completed her Masters in Music Studies (Opera Performance) at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Here, she was awarded multiple scholarships, including the prestigious ESTIVO program in Italy and an Internship with Opera Australia.
In 2016, Imogen performed the soprano solo in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 (SCM), was a finalist in The Opera Foundation’s Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship, Joan Sutherland Memorial Award and reserve finalist in the Sydney Eisteddfod Opera Scholarship. She was also awarded an encouragement prize from the Bel Canto Foundation as well as the honour of singing in Maestro Richard Bonynge’s 2016 Masterclass.
Opera experience includes; Susannah (Floyd, Susannah), Titania (Purcell, The Fairy Queen), Mme Silberklang (Mozart, Der Schauspieldirektor), Miss Tylney Long (Williamson, English Eccentrics), and soloist (Bernstein, Mass) Sydney Opera House. Imogen has broadcast for Fine Music 102.5 and in 2015, was a featured soloist for the Sydney Mozart Society.
Imogen continues to study Italian, and has participated in Masterclasses with a number of renowned coaches including Emma Matthews, Chuck Hudson, Semyon Rozin, Lella Cuberli, Fabio Centanni and Anthony Legge. This year Imogen is a Semi-Finalist in the prestigious IFAC Handa, Australian Singing Competition.