Jason Barry-Smith


Jason Barry-Smith’s study in Brisbane, Munich, London and Rome led him to a singing career on the Australian operatic stage, and is equally in demand as a singing teacher, conductor, arranger, and compere.

He’s performed in some of Opera Queensland’s most successful productions over the past 26 years, and has also performed the title role in Billy Budd for the Brisbane Biennial, Papageno in The Magic Flute for Opera Australia’s Opera on the Beach, Guglielmo in Così fan tutte for the Tokyo Arts Foundation, Mathieu in Andrea Chénier and Belcore in The Elixir of Love for the State Opera of South Australia, Mamoud in The Death of Klinghoffer and the title role in The Barber of Seville for New Zealand Opera, Tony in West Side Story for Brisbane Festival, and Major-General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance for Essgee Entertainment; and created the roles of Aldo Marini in Mimma – A Musical of War & Friendship, Samuel in Electric Lenin for NORPA and Julian in Quartet for the New Zealand Arts Festival.