Sky Ingram

Sky Ingram is an Australian soprano, based in London, where she trained at the National Opera Studio (sponsored by Opera North), the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and the Elder Conservatorium at the University of Adelaide.

Sky made her debut in the role of Lea in the world premiere of Glare for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, to huge critical acclaim, returning the following year to sing the goddess Venus in Rossi’s Orpheus. She made her American debut as Avis in The Wreckers for Bard SummerScape in New York and continued on to sing the title role of Rusalka in Valladolid, Spain, and La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro in Kristiansand, Norway.

Sky has performed oratorio, concert and recital repertoire around Australia, in New York, Norway, and the UK, and has sung on ABC and BBC radio. She has performed, in concert, in various venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Paris Auditorium St Germain, Rouen Opera House, St John’s Smiths Square, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Barbican Concert Hall, Australia House UK, Wigmore Hall, Symphony Hall Birmingham and the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Centre in New York.

Since the age of 11, with her first school music scholarship, Sky has gone on to win several music awards, scholarships and competitions in both Australia and the UK including; Opera Awards Foundation Bursary, 5MBS Young Performer of the Year, Harold Rosenthal Prize, Simon Fletcher Charitable Trust Bursary, Australian Music Foundation Scholarship, Wingate Scholarship, SA Young Achiever of the Year (Arts section), George Boland Scholarship, Scholarships for various Opera Courses, and the 2011 ROSL Overseas Trophy for the most outstanding musician from overseas, after which she was invited by the Queen to a reception at Buckingham Palace for ‘Australians of significance’ living and working in the UK.

Other recent operatic roles include: Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni (Garsington Opera), La Contessa/Le nozze di Figaro (Nevill Holt Opera), Helena/A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opera North, ENOcover), Musetta/La Bohème (Opera North, English Touring Opera), Katya/Katya Kabanova (Opera North cover), Micaëla/Carmen (Alexander Productons), Dido/Dido and Aeneas (English Touring Opera), Clorinda/La Cenerentola (Opera North), Female Chorus/The Rape of Lucretia (BYO), Frau Fluth/Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Madame Lidoine/Dialogues des Carmelites.

Future engagements include recitals at St Martin-in-the-Fields, A Night at the Opera for the Ripon International Festival, Foreign Princess/Rusalka for Garsington Opera, and Fiordiligi/Cosi fan tutte for the English Touring Opera.