Sinéad Campbell-Wallace

Guest Artist – MMVC Spring Concert 2018

Following a successful career as an acclaimed light-lyric soprano, Sinead has recently made the exciting transition into fuller dramatic repertoire. Next season sees her return to the UK to cover the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos for Scottish Opera and for Opera Holland Park. She will make her German debut in the 2018/19 singing the roles of Agathe and Tosca, as well as making her role debut as Amelia in London. She returns to Cork Opera House to reprise her critically acclaimed Musetta in La Boheme.

In the UK, she has performed with Garsington Festival (Anne Truelove/The Rake’s Progress), Grange Park/Neville Holt (Giulietta/I capuleti e I montecchi), Aldeburgh Festival (Anne Truelove/The Rake’s Progress) Grange Park (Flavia/Eliogabalo) Classical Opera Company (Venere/Ascanio in Alba) Iford Arts (Hypsipyle/Giasone) English Touring Opera (Micaela/Carmen). Sinead has also appeared in recital at the Wigmore Hall and various prestigious recital venues in the UK and Ireland.

She has also performed following roles in Dublin; Pamina, La Contessa, Donna Elvira, Alcina, Violetta, Mimi, Micaela. With Wexford Festival Opera, Sinead has sung the roles of Inez (Die drei Pintos) Monica (The Medium) Antonia (The Tales of Hoffmann) and Princess (Transformations).

In concert in the coming season, Sinead will give lieder recitals at both the National Opera House and Concert Hall. She will perform in Rossini’s Stabat Mater and a concert celebrating the works of Gounod with the RTE Concert Orchestra, in a concert series for Wexford Festival Opera, and Brahms’ Requiem at the National Concert Hall.
Last season saw Sinead’s critically acclaimed debuts with Opera Northern Ireland in Radamisto ‘ Sinéad Campbell-Wallace, the evening’s most sumptuous and rounded voice’…’a wonderful impassioned performance’ and Carmen with Cork Opera House ‘Soprano Sinéad Campbell-Wallace brought a purity of voice and presentation to Micaela’ as well as a widely praised return to Opera Theatre Company in the role of Musetta in La Boheme. At the National Concert Hall, she reprised the role of Micaela with Lyric Opera, sang excerpts from La Forza del Destino and Otello in their Verdi gala, and with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, performed works by Richard Strauss and Beethoven, as well as a live radio broadcast of Puccini arias.

Earlier in her career, Sinead worked extensively with conductor Christian Curnyn (Oriana/Amadigi, Galatea/Acis and Galatea, Angelica/Orlando, Drusilla/Poppea, Alcina, Flavia/Eliogaballo, Hypsipyle/Giasone). She has also collaborated with Martyn Brabbins, John Fulljames, Ian Page, Jonathan Cohen, David Fielding, Annilese Miskimmon, Olivia Fuchs, Netia Jones, Neil Bartlett, Paulo Arrivabene and David Agler among others.

Sinead Campbell-Wallace is a graduate of the DIT conservatory of Music and Drama, the National Opera Studio and the Britten-Pears young artist programme.