Miriam Whiting-Reilly is a young soprano who is currently completing her Victorian Higher School Certificate.
Since 2014 Miriam has been a member of the Victorian Opera Youth Chorus Ensemble (VOYCE). In that capacity she and has performed in two of Victorian Opera’s annual Youth Opera productions: The Grumpiest Boy in the World (2015) and Four Saints in Three Acts (2016) and later this year will be in The Second Hurricane.
From June 2015 – June 2016 she was a member (first soprano) of Melbourne University Choral Society (MUCS) under the direction of Andrew Wailes. In 2015 she performed in joint MUCS-Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir performances: Faure’s Requiem (Deakin Edge); Carmina Burana (Melbourne Town Hall); the annual Christmas productions (at Hamer Hall and St Paul’s Cathedral); and in 2016 she participated with MUCS-RMPC in a performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony and Benjamin Britten’s Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes (Arts Centre).
This is Miriam’s first year as a Scholar with Opera Scholars Australia and she is immensely grateful for the training and performance opportunities. She is eagerly looking forward to participating in the upcoming events of the 2017-18 program.