Kiandra Howarth

Born in 1990, Australian soprano Kiandra Howarth graduated in 2010 at the Griffith University Queensland Conservatorium. In 2009 she debuts in the Dirty Apple world premiere at the Opera Queensland. In 2012 she becomes member of the Opera Australia’s Young Artist Program where she performes Papagena in Die Zauberflöte; and in the same year she has her international debut as Norina in Don Pasquale in Tokyo.

In Autumn 2012 Kiandra moves to Europe to begin a one-year intensive study program at the Mozarteum in Salzburg where she will perform Contessa in The Marriage of Figaro, then she will be in Rome as Belinda in Dido and Aeneas for the Opera at the Terme di Caracalla and in summer she will return to Salzburg as Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte in the Salzburger Festspiele für Kinder project.

In the biennium 2013-2015 she takes part in the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artist Program of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden during which she performed in numerous concerts for the Program and took part in the productions of the Opera Season as II Blumenmädchen in Parsifal (Pappano / Langridge), Soeur Constance in Les dialogues des Carmelites (Rattle-Carsen), Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos (Pappano-Loy), Adina and Giannetta in L’elisir d’amore.

Among her recent and future engagements Costanza in Vivaldi’s Griselda at Cadogan Hall in London, Verdi Requiem in Anghiari with the Southbank Sinfonia, Echo in the Ariadne auf Naxos revival at ROH, I Niece in a new production of Peter Grimes at Theater an der Wien (Meister/Loy), Concerts in Australia, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Circuito Marchigiano, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni in Basel (Nielsen/Jones) and in Luxembourg (Gimeno/Sivadier), Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 at the Barbican Centre in London, Parsifal in Baden Baden (Rattle/Dorn) and at the Berlin Philarmonia, Konstanze in Die Entführung at the Grange Festival, , La Vierge in Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher at Spoleto Festival, Pamina in  Die Zauberflöte  (Nanasi/Koskie) at Rome Opera, the debut as Mimì in La bohème in Klagenfurt (Viotti/Scholz), Haydn’s and Mozart’s Requiem at the Court Theater of Versailles, the title role in Hasse’s Piramo and Tisbe at Cadogan Hall in London, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni in Guanghzou, a double return to the ROH Covent Garden, Magda in La Rondine in Cagliari, Missa Soleminis in Perth, and a couple of concerts in Bilbao with Haendel music.

January 2020


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