Following a successful career as an acclaimed light-lyric soprano, Sinéad has recently made the exciting transition into fuller dramatic repertoire. She recently covered the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos for Scottish Opera, and is soon to appear in the National Concert Hall with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and at the Galway International Arts Festival. Next season’s engagements will include her German debut at Theater Regensburg.
Last season saw Sinéad’s critically acclaimed debuts with Opera Northern Ireland in Radamisto ‘ Sinéad Campbell-Wallace, the evening’s most sumptuous and rounded voice’…’a wonderful impassioned performance’ and Carmen with Cork Opera House ‘Soprano Sinéad Campbell-Wallace brought a purity of voice and presentation to Micaela’ as well as a widely praised return to Opera Theatre Company in the role of Musetta in La Boheme. At the National Concert Hall, she reprised the role of Micaela with Lyric Opera, sang excerpts from La Forza del Destino and Otello in their Verdi gala, and with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra she performed works by Richard Strauss and Beethoven, as well as a live radio broadcast of Puccini arias.
In concert last season, Sinead gave lieder recitals at both the National Opera House and Concert Hall. She performed in Rossini’s Stabat Mater with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, with pianist Philip Thomas at the University Concert Hall, Limerick, and in Wexford Festival Opera’s concert series.
Earlier in her career, Sinead worked extensively with conductor Christian Curnyn (Oriana/Amadigi, Galatea/Acis and Galatea, Angelica/Orlando, Drusilla/Poppea, Alcina, Flavia/Eliogabalo, Hypsipyle/Giasone). She has also collaborated with Martyn Brabbins, John Fulljames, Ian Page, Jonathan Cohen, David Fielding, Annilese Miskimmon, Olivia Fuchs, Netia Jones, Neil Bartlett, Paulo Arrivabene and David Agler among others.
She has also performed the following roles in Dublin: Pamina, La Contessa, Donna Elvira, Alcina, Violetta, Mimi, Micaela. With Wexford Festival Opera, Sinead has sung the roles of Inez (Die drei Pintos), Monica (The Medium), Antonia (The Tales of Hoffmann) and Princess (Transformations). In the UK, she has performed with Garsington Festival (Anne Truelove/The Rake’s Progress), Grange Park/Neville Holt (Giulietta/I capuleti e I montecchi), Aldeburgh Festival (Anne Truelove/The Rake’s Progress), Grange Park (Flavia/Eliogabalo), Classical Opera Company (Venere/Ascanio in Alba), Iford Arts (Hypsipyle/Giasone) and English Touring Opera (Micaela/Carmen). Sinead has also appeared in recital at the Wigmore Hall and many prestigious recital venues in the UK and Ireland.
Sinead Campbell-Wallace is a graduate of the DIT conservatory of Music and Drama, the National Opera Studio and the Britten-Pears young artist programme.