Award-winning soprano Taryn Fiebig is one of Australia most popular and
versatile artists. She graduated from the University of Western Australia in
1993 with a Bachelor of Music in Cello performance after which she commenced
vocal training with Molly McGurk and later with Megan Sutton.
her particular interest in early-music repertoire which won her two
scholarships to the Dartington International Summer School in 1995 and 1996,
studying with Emma Kirkby, Evelyn Tubb and Anthony Rooley. Further study with Jane Manning was
made possible by a Churchill Fellowship in 2000. She completed the Emerging Performers Programme at the
Australian Opera Studio in 2003, having studied with Gregory Yurisich and
soloist, she has performed the 15th Century Masterpiece El Cant de la Sibil-la with the
Australian Brandenburg Orchestra for their popular Noël Noël Christmas concerts.
Internationally, Taryn has performed in Los Angeles with the
contemporary music ensemble L.A. EAR unit, in England with the English Chamber
Orchestra in St. John’s Smith Square, London and on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 4 in
the radio dramas Southland and Pembroke, Arcadia.
operatic work includes several leading roles for the Australian Opera Studio,
Marie in Lindsay Vickery’s opera-noir Rendez-vous
(Tura Events 2001), Mary Magdalen in Les
Saintes Femmes au Tombeau (1999 York Early Music Festival, UK) and Angel in
Plainsong (2000 Perth International
Arts Festival/Black Swan Theatre Co.)
2005, Taryn Fiebig joined Opera Australia as a principal soprano. Her many roles with this company have
included Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro,
Galatea in Acis and Galatea, Musetta
in La bohème, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, The Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, Clorinda in Cenerentola, Belinda in Dido and Aeneas, Papagena in The Magic Flute, Rose in Lakmé, Servilia in La Clemenza di Tito, Karolka in Jenufa,
Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance and
Gianetta in The Gondoliers. In
2008/2009, she sang the leading role of Eliza Dolittle in the national tour of My Fair Lady.
has sung Sicle in L’Ormindo for
Pinchgut Opera and has appeared as soloist with the Queensland Symphony
Orchestra, Perth Collegium Baroque Orchestra, Australian Brandenburg Orchestra,
Sydney Chamber Choir and for the Sydney Chamber Music Festival.
Australia in 2010, Taryn sang Susanna, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Lisa in La
Sonnambula and won the Helpmann Award for her portrayal as Lucy in Bliss (which she sang in Sydney,
Melbourne and at the Edinburgh Festival).
In 2011, she
appears as Musetta, Zerlina, Yum-Yum and Aphrodite in The Love of the Nightingale. In concert she appears with the
Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Selby & Friends and in recital at the Art
Gallery of NSW as part of their Resound
Patrick Togher Artists' Management 2011