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: 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); and is currently making his debut as Beckmesser (Meistersinger). 

 Warwick has had a long association with Opera Australia, and also has worked with:  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, Singapore, Hong Kong, Poland, Vietnam, Japan and China. Next year he will make his debut as Athanael in Thais, and Amonasro in Aida,  with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet company in Helsinki.

 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

Sydney Opera House, during Vivid Festival. Photo by Glen Walker.