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 as Vierte Magd in Strauss’s Elektra, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. Next season she makes her ENO debut singing 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 title role in Madama Butterfly. She was a member of the ensemble of the Theater Regensburg for the 2018-19 season, where her roles included Isabella in Martín y Soler’s Una cosa rara, Agathe in Der Freischütz and Mary Lloyd in Kálmán’s Die Herzogin von Chicago. She returned to Theater Regensburg as a guest in the 2019-20 season in the title role of Puccini’s Tosca. Other recent engagements have included Andrew Hamilton’s erth upon erth for Irish National Opera’s critically acclaimed 20 Shots of Opera, Leonore for Lyric Opera Productions, Zelika in Stanford’s The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan for Wexford Festival Opera, and Tosca for Scottish Opera. She is a graduate of the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, the National Opera Studio and the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme.