Alexandra Oomens Soprano


“Alexandra Oomens luminous soprano stood out, soaring above the voices of her colleagues.”

London based Australian soprano Alexandra is a Harewood Artist with English National Opera. This season Alexandra will perform as Almirena in Rinaldo (Handel, Pinchgut Opera), Papagena/Pamina in The Magic Flute (Mozart, English National Opera), Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky, The Grange Festival), and make her main stage debut at Opera Australia as Despina in Così fan tutte (Mozart).

With English National Opera Alexandra has performed as Elise Maynard in Jo Davies production of The Yeomen of the Guard, Frasquita in Calixto Bieito’s Carmen, Lady in Waiting in Gloriana, Josephine in HMS Pinafore, Musetta in La Bohème, Pepik and Woodpecker (covering Vixen) in The Cunning Little Vixen, and Despina (cover) in Cosi fan tutte.

Further operatic performances include Euridice – Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck, The Grange Festival), Belinda – Dido and Aeneas (Purcell, The Grange Festival), Musetta – La Bohème (Puccini, Nevill Holt), Barbarina – The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart, Opera North), Laurette – Le Docteur Miracle (Bizet, L’Orchestre de Chambre de Geneve), Zerlina – Don Giovanni (Mozart, Clonter Opera), Clizia – Teseo (Handel, London Handel Festival).

With Royal Academy Opera Alexandra performed as The Vixen – Cunning Little Vixen (Janàček), Semele – Semele (Handel), La Princess and La Chauve-Souris – L’Enfant et les sortileges (Ravel), Laurette – Le Docteur Miracle (Bizet), Tina – Flight (Dove), Cupidon – Orphée Aux Enfers (Offenbach), Damigella – L’Incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi), and with Pinchgut Opera; Dafne/Aurora – Gli amori d’Apollo e di Dafne (Cavalli), Isabelle – L’Amant Jaloux (Gretry), Lisel – The Chimney Sweep (Salieri), Alinda – Giasone (Cavalli), Childerico – Faramondo (Handel), and 2nd Lady and 1st Witch – Dido & Aeneas, (Purcell).

Alexandra has performed in various recitals and concerts, with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra, Pinchgut Opera, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Eroica Ensemble, and the Orchestra of the Antipodes, in such venues as the London Coliseum, the Concertgebouw, the Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall, the Melbourne Recital Hall, and the Sydney City Recital Hall.

Alexandra holds an Advanced Diploma of Opera, a Masters of Arts (Hons), and an Honorary DipRAM for outstanding performance (Royal Academy of Music), and a BMus (Hons) from the Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney. Alexandra is a graduate of the Royal Academy Opera Programme and is an alumna of the Georg Solti Accademia and the Académie du Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. 

Alexandra is represented by Ben Rayfield, Rayfield Allied.

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Future Roles

  • PaminaThe Magic FluteMozartEnglish National Opera2024
  • PapagenaThe Magic FluteMozartThe Grange Festival2024
  • Anne TruloveThe Rake’s ProgressStravinskyThe Grange Festival2024
  • DespinaCosì fan tutteMozartOpera Australia2024

Roles Performed

  • AlmirenaRinaldoHandelPinchgut Opera2023
  • EuridiceOrfeo ed EuridiceGluckThe Grange Festival2023
  • BelindaDido & AeneasPurcellThe Grange Festival2023
  • FrasquitaCarmenBizetEnglish National Opera2023
  • Lady in WaitingGlorianaBrittenEnglish National Opera2022
  • Elsie MaynardThe Yeomen of the GuardGilbert & SullivanThe English National Opera, Jo Davies2022
  • MusettaLa BohemePucciniEnglish National Opera2022
  • MusettaLa BohemePucciniNevill Holt, Mathilda Du Tillieul McNicol2022
  • Despina (cover)Cosí fan TutteMozartEnglish National Opera2022
  • Pepik / WoodpeckerThe Cunning Little VixenJanàčekEnglish National Opera, Jamie Manton2022
  • Vixen (cover)The Cunning Little VixenJanàčekEnglish National Opera, Jamie Manton2022
  • JosephineH.M.S. PinaforeGilbert & SullivanEnglish National Opera, Cal McCrystal2021
  • Dafne / AuroraGli Amori d’Apollo e di DafneCavalliPinchgut Opera, Mitchell Butel2021
  • LauretteLe Docteur MiracleBizetL’Orchestre de Chambre de Geneve, Stuart Patterson2021
  • BarbarinaThe Marriage of FigaroMozartOpera North, Jo Davies2020
  • ZerlinaDon GiovanniMozartClonter Opera, Martin Lloyd-Evans2019
  • VixenThe Cunning Little VixenJanàčekRoyal Academy of Music, Ashley Dean2019
  • La Princesse / La Chauve-SourisL’Enfant et les sortilègesRavelRoyal Academy of Music, Oliver Platt2019
  • SemeleSemeleHandelRoyal Academy of Music, Olivia Fuchs2018
  • LauretteLe Docteur MiracleBizetRoyal Academy of Music, Ashley Dean2018
  • CliziaTeseoHandelLondon Handel Festival2018
  • TinaFlightDoveRoyal Academy of Music, Martin Duncan2018
  • Despina (core role)Cosí fan tutteMozartRoyal Academy of Music2018
  • CupidonOrphée aux enfersOffenbachRoyal Academy of Music, Martin Duncan2018
  • DamigellaL’incoronazione di PoppeaMonteverdiRoyal Academy of Music, John Ramster2016
  • IsabelleL’Amant JalouxGretryPinchgut Opera, Chas Rader-Shieber2015
  • ChildericoFaramondoHandelBrisbane Baroque, Paul Curran2015
  • 2nd Lady / 1st WitchDido & AeneasPurcellBrisbane Baroque2015
  • LiselThe Chimney SweepSalieriPinchgut Opera, Mark Gaal2014
  • AlindaGiasoneCavalliPinchgut Opera, Chas Rader-Shieber2013