B i o g r a p h y
Eva-Marie Middleton is a young dramatic soprano based in Perth, Western Australia.
A graduate from the University of Western Australia, holding a Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours) as well as a PhD, Eva-Marie turned her attention to operatic singing in 2010 under the guidance of Jolanta Nagajek.
Since then, roles have included Pamina (Die Zauberflöte),
Giovanna Seymour (Anna Bolena), Witch/Mother (Hansel and Gretel), Musetta (La Boheme), Despina (Cosí Fan
Tutte), and Josephine (HMS Pinafore).
Oratorio performances have included Brahms' German Requiem; Haydn's Nelson Mass; Jenkins' The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace; Rutter's Requiem; Haydn's Missa Brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo; Duruflé's Requiem; Bach's Mein Herze Schwimmt im Blut BWV 199; and Vivaldi's Gloria.
As concert soloist Eva-Marie has appeared with South Side Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic South West, and Fremantle Symphony Orchestra, with repertoire including Strauss' Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs) and Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer).
In 2013, Eva-Marie was awarded the Anne Watson Encouragement Award from Art Song Perth. Her 2017 solo show Dream of Childhood's End, a staged performance of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder (Songs on the Death of Children) and Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder as part of Fringeworld Perth, received rave reviews.