Upcoming Victorian Opera performance
Syrah joins us as part of the chorus for the world premiere season of The Butterfly Lovers in October at Arts Centre Melbourne.
Japanese-Australian mezzo-soprano Syrah Torii (she/her) graduated with a Master of Music (Opera Performance) from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in 2021. She is currently a Developing Artist in Melbourne Opera’s Richard Divall Emerging Artists Programme.
She has performed major roles in Little Women (Jo March), L’incoronazione di Poppea (Ottone), Hänsel und Gretel (Hänsel), and Die Zauberflöte (Third Lady).
Syrah is regularly invited to sing the Japanese and Australian National Anthems at events hosted by the Japanese Consul-General in Melbourne.
Syrah also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics and Spanish) and Diploma in Music (Classical Voice) from the University of Melbourne