Miriam Gordon-Stewart, soprano
Born and raised in South Australia, the young dramatic soprano Miriam Gordon-Stewart’s career has taken her from the Sydney Opera House, where she performed such roles as Mimi in La Bohème, The Countess in Marriage of Figaro and Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, to the opera houses of Germany, Austria, England, Portugal, Spain and France. Gordon-Stewart was a resident soloist at the Hamburg State Opera from 2005-09, gaining special acclaim for her interpretation of roles such as Jenufa, Arabella, Madame Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmelites, as well as her portrayal of Rosine Kampf in the World Premiere of Le Bal by Oscar Strasnoy. She debuted in 2009 at the prestigious Bayreuth Festival as Helmwige in Die Walküre.
Miriam now works as a freelance artist, most recently performing Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes, Tosca, and Elsa in Lohengrin. Future plans include debuts with the Dresden Philharmonic and the Châtelet in Paris.