Artist Biography

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Australian coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood made her professional European opera debut in June 2014 as a young artist at the Salzburg Festival, where she sang the roles of Blonde (cover Konstanze) in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail für Kinder, Modistin in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier with the Vienna Philharmonic, and Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola für Kinder. 

In May 2015, Alexandra gave her German main-stage, lead role debut as Marguerite in Le Petit Faust (Hervé) with the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Munich. October saw Alexandra perform the title role in The Cunning Little Vixen in Sydney. 

Early 2016, Alexandra reprised Blonde as a guest artist at the Vorarlberger Landestheater in Bregenz, Austria. In May, Alexandra performed as a guest artist at an opera gala concert at the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna with Maestro Michael Halazs. Following spring in Europe, Alexandra starred as the guest soloist in the Queensland Ballet and Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s production of Strictly Gershwin, before travelling to Amsterdam to make her dream-role debut as Violetta in Traviata Remixed, a co-production between Opera Front and the Metropolitan Opera New York’s “Met2Go.” Alexandra also made her “Bravo” debut on the Australian Bravo Cruise.

In the Northern Summer 2016, Alexandra was a Studio Artist at Wolf Trap Opera. She also performed Sepetta in La finta Giardiniera at the Niedersächsische Musiktage in Hannover, before travelling to Spain to feature at the opening concert of the Mallorca Music Festival. Following performances on a cruise of the Pacific with renowned opera star Kiri Te Kanawa. Alexandra will make her Polish debut as Norina in Don Pasquale at Opera Krakow in December, opposite Mariusz Kwiecien.

In 2017, Alexandra will perform in the world premiere of Miranda/Caliban (Opera Forward Festival), Maria/West Side Story (Bolzano, Italy), Merry Widow (Langenlois, Schloss Haindorf), in concert with Jose Carerras (Bravo Cruise Ship), Southern Cross Soloists – The Nightingale, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Norina/Don Pasquale (Berganz)

Other roles and solo performances include Musetta, La bohème, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Saint-Saëns’ Oratorio de Noël, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten and Vaughan Williams’ A Pastoral Symphony. In January, Alexandra made her orchestral concert debut as the soprano lead ‘Edna’ in Jonathan Dove’s church-opera Tobias and the Angel with the Münchener Rundfunkorchester.

Alexandra is currently completing a Master of Musiktheater / Operngesang at the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding and the Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Munich, Germany. She is generously supported by the siaa-Foundation and the Australian Music Foundation.