Australian soprano Cheryl Barker's most recent international successes include Emilia Marty for both the Netherlands Opera and Opera du Rhin, and Madama Butterfly for the Paris Opera.
For Opera Australia she has sung Salome, Manon Lescaut, Arabella, Marschallin, Countess (Capriccio) and Marietta (Die tote Stadt). Recent appearances include Zandonai's Francesca da Rimini for Opera Holland Park, Tosca for Opera Australia, Desdemona for Opera Queensland, Madama Butterfly for Welsh National Opera, and Adriana Lecouvreur for Opera Holland Park. Forthcoming engagements include Miss Jessel (Turn of the Screw) for Opéra du Rhin.
She was awarded the Order of Australia in the 2015 Queen's birthday honours.
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