Helpmann Award-winning soprano Taryn Fiebig is one of Australia most popular and
Taryn has performed with all the major Australian opera companies, the Australian Chamber
Orchestra, Australian Brandenburg Ensemble and the Sydney, West Australian, Adelaide
and Queensland Symphony Orchestras.
Internationally, she has sung for the Edinburgh Festival (in Opera Australia’s production of
Bliss), in America for the LA Ear Unit and in the UK with the English Chamber Orchestra
and for BBC Radio 4.
In 2004, Taryn joined the Young Artists Program at Opera Australia; she remained with OA
as an ensemble member until 2010 before becoming a freelance artist.
Roles for Opera Australia include: Susanna, Zerlina and Despina in Sir David McVicar’s trio
of Mozart productions (The Marrige of Figaro, Don Giovanni and Così fan tutte), Pamina
and Papagena in The Magic Flute, Musetta in La bohème, Servilia in La clemenza di Tito,
Oscar in Un ballo in maschera, Clorinda in Cenerentola, Lisa in La sonnambula, Belinda in
Dido and Aeneas, Aphrodite in The Love of the Nightingale, Karolka in Jenufa and The
Woodbird and Gutrune in Der Ring des Nibelungen. For New Zealand Opera, she has sung
Esmeralda in The Bartered Bride.
A musical theatre highlight for Taryn was over 200 performances as Eliza Dolittle in Opera
Australia’s National Tour of My Fair Lady.
Gilbert and Sullivan roles have included The Plaintiff in Trial by Jury, Mabel in The Pirates
of Penzance, both Tessa and Gianetta in The Gondoliers and Yum-Yum in The Mikado.
Taryn is also an accomplished cellist leading both the Western Australian Youth Orchestra
and the Australian Youth Orchestra. She continues to play and appears in concert as both
singer and cellist.