Irish soprano Orla Boylan is currently thrilling Sydney audiences in her performances as Senta in The Flying Dutchman with the Sydney Symphony. She first sang in Sydney with the SSO in early 2006 in a performance of Britten’s War Requiem conducted by Paul Kildea. Since then she has given stellar performances in Australia winning a Helpmann award in 2007 for her performance of Procne at the Perth International Festival in the world premiere of Richard Mills’s Love of the Nightingale and as Chrysothemis in Elektra for The West Australian Opera in 2012.
She made her debut as Senta with the ENO in 2012.
Click here to read the review of that performance, and listen to this recording of Orla Boylan singing Im Abendroth from The Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss.