Zoe Drummond

Performer's story

Zoe Drummond is the proud recipient of the 2016 Dame Nellie Melba Scholarship and Patrick & Vivian Gordon Award with the Melba Opera Trust. In 2015 Zoe was granted the Trusts RJ Hamer Opera Scholarship and The Sydney Opera House Opera Award.

Zoe recently completed a Bachelor of Music Performance (Voice) with First Class Honours at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music. During her degree, Zoe was awarded numerous scholarships for academic and musical excellence. Zoe was selected to represent the Conservatorium at the inaugural Estivo Chamber Music Festival in Verona, Italy.

Operatic highlights include Monica in Menotti’s ‘The Medium’ with Opera Prometheus, Papagena in Pacific Opera’s ‘The Magic Flute’, ‘Flora’ in Britten’s ‘The Turn Of The Screw’ with Victorian Opera and ‘Lucy’ in Menotti’s ‘The Telephone’ with Penrith Symphony Orchestra.

Zoe has performed extensively as a soprano soloist: in Mendelssohn’s Elijah; Gounod’s St Cecilia Mass; Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem; Mozart’s Coronation Mass; Peterson’s Shadows and Light; Mozart’s Vespers K339; Haydn’s Theresa Mass; Schubert’s Magnificat; Handel’s Messiah; and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb.

Zoe also performs nationally and internationally with The Seven Sopranos and Voci Stupende.