Researcher biography

Brisbane soprano Sarah Crane is the winner of several prestigious competitions, including Opera Foundation Australia’s German and Metropolitan Opera Awards.

Sarah has worked extensively in Europe with engagements at Cologne Opera, Opéra National du Rhin - Strasbourg, Basel Opera, Freiburg Opera as well as Opera Australia, Opera Q, Opera Victoria and South Australian Opera. Operatic repertoire includes Hansel and Gretel, The Rape of Lucretia, Die Zauberflöte, Ariodante, Der Vampyr, Fidelio, Marcello’s Arianna, Carmen, Hyperion, Romeo et Juliette, Le Nozze di Figaro, The Merry Widow, The Love of the Nightingale, Rusalka, Alcina, Werther and Orlando.

Concert engagements include Brahms’ Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart Requiem, Handel’s Messiah for The Queensland Orchestra and Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Martin’s Maria-Triptychon as well as the Stabat Mater by Szymanowski with the Philharmonic Orchestra Freiburg.

Sarah is now a Vocal Tutor at The University of Queensland where she also tutors in German and French Lyric Diction and Stagecraft.

Sarah recently performed in The Perfect American by Phillip Glass as part of the Brisbane Festival with Opera Q and maintains a busy private teaching studio.