Sarah Crane

Opera at Jimbour 2023


Brisbane soprano Sarah Crane has worked extensively in Europe with engagements at Cologne Opera, Opéra National du Rhin–Strasbourg, Basel Opera and Freiburg Opera, as well as Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, Opera Victoria and South Australian Opera.

Sarah’s operatic repertoire includes Hansel and Gretel, The Rape of Lucretia, Die Zauberflöte, Fidelio, Carmen, Roméo et Juliette, The Marriage of Figaro, The Merry Widow, The Love of the Nightingale, Rusalka, Alcina, Werther, Orlando and The Perfect American.

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

Sarah is a Vocal Lecturer at The University of Queensland where she also lectures in German and French lyric diction and stagecraft. She frequently presents vocal masterclasses for secondary school music programs, is highly regarded as an adjudicator of vocal competitions across Queensland, and also maintains a busy private teaching studio.

Recent performances include Mozart Airborne – a collaboration with Opera Q and Expressions Dance Company, Opera at Jimbour, and Handel’s Israel in Egypt as well as Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem with The Brisbane Chorale, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the UQSO, “How Strange the Change” as part of Brisbane Music Festival, and “A Poet’s Love”, a recital in collaboration with Brisbane Music Festival and Opera Queensland’s Studio Series.