Distinguished Artist Lecture Series

Event details


Date and time

  • Friday 28 June 2019 | Event 7pm

Event type

  • On Campus


  • Community
  • Anyone who likes music

Event Fee

  • Free


  • Registration essential

Distinguished Artist Lecture Series with Antoinette Halloran

UWA is the proud Tertiary Partner of West Australian Opera. This partnership gives UWA students access to rehearsals and performances as well as opportunities to work closely with WAO staff and visiting artists, including professional performance experiences at events such as Opera in the Quarry.

UWA and WAO present a series of lecture recitals, talks and masterclasses with internationally recognised directors and artists from WAO’s 2019 season, to delight audiences with a unique insight into the world of opera. 

Antoinette Halloran
An artist’s preparation for performing the roles of Verdi’s Lady Macbeth and Sondheim’s Mrs Lovett

Join us as soprano Antoinette Halloran discusses her roles as two well-known, strong female characters in West Australian Opera’s upcoming works Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Macbeth.

Antoinette Halloran is a multi-Helpmann Award nominee. Her most recent engagements include the title roles in Tosca for West Australian Opera and The Merry Widow for State Opera of SA, The Fox in The Cunning Little Vixen for Victorian Opera and associate artist for José Carreras’ National Tour. Antoinette also featured as a guest judge and panelist on the ABC television series Operatunity Oz and has appeared regularly on the hit show Spicks and Specks; she was a presenter for ABC’s Art Nation – covering stories on opera and music theatre.

Proudly supported by the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies

Free entry - RSVP essential

Refreshments served from 630pm
Lecture 7pm

Contact details: [email protected]