Australian-Italian Soprano, Giuseppina Grech is making a name for herself as one of Australia’s fastest emerging and versatile sopranos. Giuseppina is a multi-award-winning performer with a wide-ranging repertoire from Opera to Broadway, and spectacular ability to captivate audiences with her powerful voice.
Giuseppina holds a Bachelor of Music (Performance) from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, The University of Melbourne. In 2014, Giuseppina won first prize in the prestigious Italian Acclaim Opera Fellowship Awards which enabled her to study at the Teatro Accademia alla Scala (La Scala), Italy, studying under the tutelage of renowned international soprano Luciana Serra.
During her time abroad, Giuseppina made her professional debut performing the role of Susanna in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO at Teatro Moriconi, Italy. International performance highlights include the Operetta ‘Ich liebe die Welt’ Music Festival with the AIMS Orchestra, Austria, and the Pergolesi Spontini Music Festival, Italy.
Giuseppina now resides in Sydney, performing regularly with Australia’s National Opera Company, Opera Australia. Her first engagement with the company saw Giuseppina touring Australia for two years, performing the title roles of Isabella and Ferdinand in the new opera EL KID featuring the music of Bizet’s CARMEN. Highlight performances with the company also include LA BOHEME at Handa Opera on the Harbour, LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, AIDA, MADAMA BUTTERFLY, and ANNA BOLENA at the Sydney Opera House.
Notable performance credits also include: Frasquita CARMEN (OSA); Swallow THE HAPPY PRINCE (Victorian Opera); Valencienne THE MERRY WIDOW, Josephine HMS PINAFORE (Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Victoria); Dido DIDO AND AENEAS (VCA), Daughter SNOW WHITE AND OTHER GRIMM TALES (Gordan Kerry’s International Opera Premiere); Lady Thiang THE KING & I (Babirra Theatre) earning Giuseppina a Music Theatre Guild Award.
Giuseppina tours Nationally and Internationally with some of Australia’s most celebrated artists as their special guest Soprano, headlining with artists including Mark Vincent, The Australian Tenors, and Maestro Ian Cooper in An Afternoon at the Proms. She has also shared the stage with illustrious artists including Yvonne Kenny, Teddy Tahu Rhodes, David Hobson and James Morrison at Opera in the Alps, Opera by the Loch, and Opera in the Market with the Alpha Sinfonia Orchestra conducted by Guy Noble.
Being recognized as one of Australia’s finest young opera singers, Giuseppina was featured on the Channel Seven Network in Sydney’s Woolworths Carols in the Domain hosted by Sunrise. In 2019, Giuseppina performed solo on Bravo Cruise of Performing Arts with headline artists including Welsh Bass-Baritone Sir Bryn Terfel.
In 2020, Giuseppina released her debut solo album, ‘Love is my Reason’, featuring most loved tunes from Opera and Broadway. The beginning of the year also saw Giuseppina singing in China, Vietnam, and Singapore.
2021 sees Giuseppina perform the role of Frasquita in Opera Australia’s National Tour of CARMEN, perform on Sydney Harbour in Opera Australia’s LA TRAVIATA, and tour with The Australian Tenors as their special guest artist accompanied by the Southern Cross Orchestra.