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Ellena Hicks | Mezzo-Soprano

Ellena is a young Mezzo-soprano who recently graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where she studied with Dr. Rowena Cowley.


She was a finalist in the 2023 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition where she was awarded the Royal Northern College of Music Award and Pasqualina Lipari Prize.


Her solo performances include the role Ottone in Monteverdi/Kats-Chernin’s L'incoronazione di Poppea, and roles of Secrecy, Mopsa and Summer in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen; Leonard Bernstein’s song cycle I Hate Music with the Orange Youth Orchestra and an excerpt from Manuel de Falla’s El Amor Brujo in the Spanish Music Festival Encuentros Espanoles 2022.


She has been excited to return home to Orange to perform as the alto soloist in Beethoven’s Choral Fantasia with the Orange Symphony Orchestra, and Handel’s Messiah and Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Allegri Singers and Orange Regional Conservatorium. She has also performed as an alto soloist in Mozart’s Requiem with the Sydney Conservatorium Big Choir and Handel’s Messiah with Radio Community Chest in Sydney’s Town Hall.

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