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Kiandra Howarth


Australian lyric soprano Kiandra Howarth graduated with a Bachelor of Music from the Queensland Conservatorium of Music in 2010 and went on to be a company artist at Opera Australia.  She is currently a company artist at the Staatstheater Hannover.

She was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden from 2013-15 where she performed and understudied many roles, including Eine der Kinderstimmen Die Frau ohne Schatten, Echo Ariadne auf Naxos, Fiordiligi Così fan tutte, Contessa Ceprano and Gilda Rigoletto, Giannetta and Adina L’elisir d’amore, Soeur Constance Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Juliette Roméo et Juliette, Susanna Le Nozze di Figaro, Mimi La bohème, Nannetta Falstaff, Ilia Idomeneo and Pamina Die Zauberflöte. After graduating from the programme in July 2015, Kiandra was awarded the ‘Culturarte Prize’ in the 23rd Edition of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia.   In Hannover roles have included Mimi, the title role in Alcina,  Desdemona / Otello, Fiordiligi / Cosi fan tutte and Rusalka.

Recent and future engagements include Donna Anna  Don Giovanni at Theater Basel, the Opéra de Nancy and Opera de Luxembourg,  2nd flower maiden Parsifal in Baden Baden and Berlin with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle, Lauretta Gianni Schicchi for Western Australian Opera, Mimi La bohème for the Staadtheater Klagenfurt, Konstanze  Die Entführung aus dem Serail for The Grange Festival, Pamina at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Freia / Das Rheingold for the Opernhaus Zurich as well as Covent Garden and Magda / La Rondine for Victorian Opera.   She has appeared at the  Wigmore Hall for the Samling Artist Programme’s 20th Anniversary Concert and orchestral concerts include Stanford Missa Via Victrix with BBC National Orchestra of Wales,  Dvorak Mass in D in Winchester Cathedral, Mozart Requiem with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.