PROM 12: July 28
Recently described by critics as “the most exciting voice since Joan Sutherland” with “8 stars out of 5” for her performance of Elizabeth in Roberto Devereux, Australian born Helena Dix has had a great deal of success in competitions, most notably representing Australia in the 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, and has secured her name on operatic stages all around the world. She has performed in many of the UK’s leading venues, including The Royal Albert Hall, The Barbican, Cadogan Hall, Westminster Abbey and St John’s Smith Square. Her concert appearances include performances with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and she has sung under the baton of conductors such as Sir Colin Davis, Sir Charles Mackerras, Simone Young, Anthony Negus and Mark Wigglesworth. Helena is a regular favourite at The Metropolitan Opera where she made her debut as Alice Ford in Falstaff. has had a great deal of success in competitions, most notably representing Australia in the 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.