Young Irish soprano Sarah Brady graduated from the Royal Irish Academy of Music in 2016 before joining the opera studio OperAvenir at Theater Basel in 2017, where she has performed the roles of Celia in Lucio Silla, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, 4.Magd in Elektra, Soprano/Trio in Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti and Lilith in the world premiere of Dai Fujikura’s Der Goldkäfer. Her upcoming roles in 2018/2019 include Cupid in Purcell’s King Arthur, Bubikopf in Ullmann’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis and Selene in Jommelli’s Didone abbandonata.
As of the 2019/2020 season Sarah Brady is joining the ensemble at Theater Basel performing Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, 1st Niece in Peter Grimes, Berta in Barber of Seville, Musetta in La Bohème, a.o.
Her first operatic roles at the Royal Irish Academy of Music were the title role in the world premiere of Siobhan Cleary’s Vampirella, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Sicle in Cavalli’s L’Ormindo and La Novizie in Suor Angelica.
An experienced oratorio singer, Sarah Brady has performed Bach’s St.John’s Passion, Mozart’s Requiem and Coronation Mass, Haydn’s Creation, Händel’s Messiah and Solomon, Beethoven’s Mass in C major, Schubert’s Mass in C major, C.P.E.Bach’s Magnificat, a.o. She has performed with both the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and the RTÉ National Concert Orchestra in Ireland, sang in Wigmore Hall and for the Ireland US Council in New York and in Estonia as part of a cultural exchange.
Sarah Brady won 3rd prize at the International Mozart Singing Competition 2017 in London as well as the 2017 RDS Music Bursary and the Bernadette Greevy Award.