Sinéad Campbell WallaceTosca
Having started her career as a light-lyric soprano, Sinéad has moved into fuller dramatic repertoire, to roles including Leonore in Beethoven’s Fidelio, the title role in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos, Agathe in Weber’s Der Freischütz, Helmwige in Wagner’s Die Walküre and Kaiserin in Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten. She made her Salzburg Festival debut in 2020 as Vierte Magd in Strauss’s Elektra, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst, returning the following season as Aufseherin. Highlights of the 2021-22 season include Leonore in Fidelio and the title role in Puccini’s Tosca for Irish National Opera and her ENO debut as Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème. Further ahead, she will make role debuts in three operas by Puccini, in the title role of Suor Angelica, as Giorgetta in Il tabarro and in the title role of Madama Butterfly as well as Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, with returns to ENO, INO, Scottish Opera and her debut at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich. She was a member of the ensemble of Theater Regensburg for the 2018-19 season, and returned as a guest in the 2019-20 season in the title role of Tosca. She is a graduate of the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, the National Opera Studio and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme.