Bronwyn Douglass is an exciting young mezzo soprano from Australia.
In 2017 she was the winner of the Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Bel Canto Award and the Opera Foundation for young Australians Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship which will see her undertaking private study in New York and Italy this year.
Bronwyn graduated with a Masters in Operatic Performance from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2014, also receiving an award for academic excellence and the Wagner Society in Queensland Encouragement Award. She attended the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School from 2013-2015 and the Mediterranean Opera Summer Program held in Caltagirone, Sicily in 2014.
Bronwyn has performed the roles of Olgain Eugene Onegin (Co-Opera), Suzuki in Madama Butterfly (Opera Projects, Sydney), Flora in La traviata (Opera New England), Miss Baggot in Benjamin Britten’s The Little Sweep (Australian Festival of Chamber Music); and Second Witchin Dido and Aeneas (Brisbane Baroque Festival) and Rosina Il barbiere di Siviglia (Co-Opera).
On the concert platform she has performed Five Tudor Portraits (Sydney Philharmonia Choirs), Alto Soloist in Handel's Messiah (Queensland Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic) and Vivaldi's Gloria (4MBS Festival of Classics). She has also performed as a soloist in the Music on Sunday’s Series (Queensland Symphony Orchestra).
Bronwyn has received many awards, grants and scholarships. She is currently one of the three finalists for the Opera Foundation for young Australians Deutsche Opera Berlin Award to be decided in September 2018 and she was the proud recipient of the Amelia Joscelyne Memorial Scholarship with the Melba Opera Trust from 2016-2017.