Simon Meadows

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Baritone


Last Victorian Opera performance

Nazarene in Strauss' Salome, February 2020

Last 3 major performances 

  • Yamadori in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Opera Australia, China Tour 2018
  • Faninal in R. Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, Melbourne Opera, 2018
  • Count Almaviva in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, Opera Australia, 2017

Education/Training

  • BA (Music), Victorian College of the Arts
  • Grad. Dip (Opera), Victorian College of the Arts

Age when you started singing

15

Favourite opera or musical

Lohengrin by Richard Wagner

Favourite opera or musical role to perform

I would love to perform Scarpia in Puccini’s Tosca.

A fun fact not many people know about you

I was a state league level 400m runner. Winning a state championship 4x400m relay title.

What do you like to sing in the shower?

'Born to Run', Bruce Springsteen