Background

Warwick Fyfe is a Helpmann Award winning Australian / International opera singer and Churchill Fellow. He is one of Australia’s most highly respected singers and exponents of the Wagnerian repertoire. Wagnerian roles include: Beckmesser (Die Meistersinger); Alberich (Der Ring des Nibelungen under Maestro Pietari Inkinen); Klingsor (Parsifal under maestro Pinchas Steinberg, with Jonas Kaufmann); Dutchman (Der Fliegende Hollaender); Fasolt (Rhinegold); Herald (Lohengrin); Wolfram (Tannhauser). 

Warwick has a long association with Opera Australia, and also has worked with Finnish Oopera, English Touring Opera, West Australian Opera, Welsh National Opera, New Zealand Opera, State Opera of South Australia, Victorian Opera, Victoria State Opera. He has performed in Australia, New Zealand, UK, Finland, Singapore, Hong Kong, Poland, Vietnam, Japan and China.

2019  engagements are in Helsinki (Athanael in Thais, Amonasro in Aida); Melbourne, Sydney (Barone di Trombonok in Viaggio al Reims; OA); Melbourne (Bartolo in Barber of Seville; VO); Perth, Verdi Requiem (WASO); Adelaide (The Major, Madeleine Lee)

Other major roles have included: Sancho Panza (Don Quichotte); Amonasro (Aida); Paolo (Simon Boccanegra); Falstaff; Rigoletto; Bluebeard; Four Villains (Tales of Hoffmann); Mandryka (Arabella); Faninal (Rosenkavalier); Fra Melitone (Forza del Destino); Dr Schon / Jack the Ripper (Lulu); Bartolo (Il Barbiere Di Siviglia); Dr Bartolo ( Marriage of Figaro); Leporello (Don Giovanni); and many more.

Concert work includes performances with the Japan Philarmonic, the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony, Adelaide Symphony, Tasmanian Symphony, Queensland Symphony, West Australian Symphony; the Auckland Philarmonic, New Zealand Symphony, Warsaw Symphony, and Singapore Symphony orchestras, and The Orchestra of The Music Makers (Singapore).

Born in Canberra, Australia, Warwick is an alumnus of the Victoria College of Arts (Melbourne University), the Canberra School of Music. He is married to Dr Ruth Frances and is currently  based in Sydney, Australia

"Warwick Fyfe's Beckmesser was simply extraordinary and galvanising. As with his incomparable Alberich in The Ring, Fyfe brought the same combination of quirkiness and menace to Nuremberg's artful Staatschreiber." Michael Smith, Australian Book Review, Arts. 14/11/2018.