Sky Ingram

Sky Ingram is an Australian soprano living in London, where she trained at the National Opera Studio (sponsored by Opera North) and studied on the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. She also trained at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and the Elder Conservatorium, University of Adelaide.

Sky performed the role of Lea in the world premiere of Glare for her debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in 2014 to huge critical acclaim. 2015 marked her American debut as Avis in The Wreckers for the Bard SummerScape in New York, USA.  Returning to the Royal Opera House, Sky sang the role of Venus in Rossi’s Orpheus at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse in London and in 2016 she sang the title role of Rusalkain Valladolid, Spain, and La Contessa Le Nozze di Figaro in Norway.

Sky has performed oratorio, concert and recital repertoire around Australia, in New York, Norway, and the UK, and has sung on ABC and BBC radio. She is a regular guest artist with Raymond Gubbay Ltd. and with them has been the soloist in concerts such as Last Night of the Proms, Classical Spectacular, Carols by Candlelight and Spectacular Classics. She has performed, in concert, in various venues such as the Royal Albert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Paris Auditorium St Germain, Rouen Opera House, St John’s Smiths Square, St Martin-in-the-Fields, Barbican Concert Hall, Australia House UK, Wigmore Hall, Symphony Hall Birmingham and the SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Centre in New York.

Future engagements include Spectacular Classics at the Royal Festival Hall in London, La Contessa/Le nozze di Figaro (Nevill Holt Opera), Dido/Dido and Aneas, Foreign Princess/Rusalka, and Donna Elvira/Don Giovanni.

Sky has won several music Scholarships and Competitions in both Australia and the UK including; Opera Awards Foundation Bursary, GSMD Harold Rosenthal Prize, Simon Fletcher Charitable Trust Bursary, Australian Music Foundation Scholarship, Wingate Scholarship, and the 2011 ROSL Overseas Trophy for the most outstanding musician from overseas, after which she was among a few Australians to be invited by the Queen to attend a reception at Buckingham Palace.

Other significant awards include: Winner of The Australian 5MBS Young Performer of the Year, a George Boland Scholarship, Friends of State Opera South Australia Travelling Scholarship, Tait Memorial Scholarship, Finalist in The Australian Singing Competition Marianne Mathy Awards, and SA Young Achiever of the Year (Arts section).

Recent Opera roles

  • RusalkaRusalka (Valladolid Opera Project, Spain)
  • Contessa Almaviva/Le nozze di Figaro(Pop-up Opera, Norway)
  • LeaGlare (Royal Opera House), Venus Orpheus(Royal Opera House)
  • AvisThe Wreckers (Bard SummerScape, USA)
  • MusettaLa bohème (Opera North)
  • MusettaLa bohème (English Touring Opera)
  • HelenaA Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera North, GSMD, WAAPA)
  • Frau FluthDie lustigen Weiber von Windsor(GSMD)
  • Madame LidoineDialogues des Carmelites(GSMD)
  • EmilyOur Town (GSMD – UK & European Premiere)
  • Female Chorus(cover) The Rape of Lucretia(BYO)
  • MicaëlaCarmen (Alexander Productons)
  • PaminaThe Magic Flute (Elder Con.)
  • Clorinda/La Cenerentola (Opera North)
  • Abigail WilliamsThe Crucible (WAAPA – Australian Premiere).