James Emerson



Upcoming Victorian Opera performance

James will perform the role of The Cowardly Lion in the Australian premiere performance of Il Mago di Oz, in August. 

Bass-baritone, James Emerson has performed in professional operatic productions and concerts for several years and has won numerous awards from many Eisteddfods and vocal competitions, and recently was a finalist in the 2021 Herald Sun Aria competition.

James has completed his Master of Music in Opera Performance at The University of Melbourne where he performed roles such as Friedrich Bhaer and Gideon March (Little Women), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) and Seneca (L’incoronazione di Poppea).  

In 2022, James has joined Melba Opera Trust as one of their artists.