Mary O'Sullivan's Profile
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Mary O’Sullivan, Soprano, was born in Dublin and studied at the DIT Conservatoire of Music, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and completed her studies at The International Opera Studio, Zürich Opera House in 2004.
During her time at the RNCM Mary performed the role of Chloe, Pique Dame, and whist in Zurich, the roles of Miss Wordsworth, and Emmy, Albert Herring, Donna Fulvia, La Pietra del Paragone, (Rossini), Studiobühne, Zürich Opernhaus, Papagena, Die Zauberflöte and Sylvain Die Lüstige Witwe (for DVD) Zürich Opernhaus, and Manuelita, Pepito, Zürich Festspiel.
Elsewhere, Mary has performed the role of Belinda, Dido and Aeneas for Pink Elephant Productions, Josephine, HMS Pinafore, for Gawsworth G&S Festival, Leila, Les Pêcheurs des Perles, Phoenix Opera, Nedda, Pagliacci, Wexford Opera Festival, Donna Fulvia, La Pietra del Paragone, (Rossini) for Stanley Hall Opera, Queen of the Night, Die Zauberflöte, Sarganz, Switzerland, First Lady with Opera Ireland, Susanna, Le Nozze di Figaro and Berta, The Barber of Seville for OTC, Gretel for OTC Educational Tour, Maiden and Lubanara, Der Stein der Weisen for Garsington Opera, Pepi, Der Wienerblut, Blonde, (cover) Die Entführung aus dem Serail for English Touring Opera, and covered the role of Blonde, Seraglio, for Scottish Opera.
Equally at home on the concert and oratorio platform, Mary has performed Mozart C minor Mass, Mozart Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Faure’s Requiem, including touring the UK and Ireland with Cabaret for OTC and Opera Ireland, a tour of the United States with Celtic Woman and recently performed Gala Opera concert performance of Queen of the Night, Die Zauberflöte, for Diva Opera in Cap Ferrat, France.
She has recently covered and performed the role of Nanetta, Falstaff (to critical acclaim) and performed the role of Valencienne, Merry Widow for Scottish Opera.
Forthcoming engagements include roles in the Five:15 Project and Elvira, L'italiana in Algeri for Scottish Opera.