Jenny Liu – soprano
Soprano Jenny Liu has completed a Bachelor of Music Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and has studied an Advanced Diploma of Opera. In each year from 2008-2011, Jenny was awarded the highly prestigious Helen Myer Merit Scholarship.
In 2014, Jenny put her studies on hold and made her professional debut with Opera Australia in the role of Tuptim in Rogers & Hammerstein’s The King and I (Helpmann Award winner – Best Musical), performing the role over two hundred times in its entire touring season. Jenny has been a finalist in the Dame Joan Sutherland and Richard Bonynge Scholarship in 2007 and 2009, winning the Marja Baudish award in 2009. In 2012, she was a semi finalist in the Australian Singing Competition, winning the Ingrid Davidson Award and The Radzyminski Family Prize. She has also been a finalist in the Australian Opera Foundation German Scholarship in 2013. Jenny has performed the role Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart), Carolina in Il Matrimonio Segreto (Cimarosa), Diane in Orpheus in the Underworld (Offenbach), Serpina in La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi), and Bastienne in Bastien et Bastienne (Mozart). Jenny has also had the pleasure of performing as the soprano soloist in various oratorios including Orff’s Carmina Burana under the baton of Richard Gill, Handel’s Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, as well as the world premieres of Matthew Orlovich’s Communion of Reparations, and the role of Sylvia Plath in Telling the Truth. Jenny will perform the roles Susanna and Barbarina in Opera Australia’s Le Nozze di Figaro in 2016.