Lyndon Terracini

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Lyndon Terracini, 2012

Lyndon William Terracini, AM (born 1950 in Sydney), is an Australian operatic baritone and since 2011 artistic director of Opera Australia.[1][2]

Terracini's professional operatic debut was in 1976 as Sid in The Australian Opera's production of Albert Herring at the Sydney Opera House.[3]

In 1993, he was the founding artistic director of the Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA) in Lismore, New South Wales.[4] Terracini was artistic director of the Queensland Music Festival in 2000 and the Brisbane Festival from 2006 until 2009.[5]

In the 2014 Queen's Birthday Honours List, Terracini was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), "for significant service to the performing arts as an opera performer, director and administrator."[6]

The actress Catherine Terracini is his daughter.[7] In January 2014, the Swiss soprano Noëmi Nadelmann announced that she and Terracini had resumed a relationship that was interrupted 23 years before and that she would move to Australia.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Attard, Monica (17 September 2009). "Sunday Profile Interview: Lyndon Terracini". ABC Local Radio. Retrieved 10 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Schmidt, Lucinda (9 December 2009). "Profile – Lyndon Terracini". The Age. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Mr Lyndon Terracini – Adjunct Professor". University of Queensland School of Music. 10 April 2013. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "Our History", Northern Rivers Performing Arts (NORPA)
  5. ^ "History of Brisbane Festival". Brisbane Festival. Retrieved 9 June 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Queen's Birthday 2014 Honours List" (PDF). 8 June 2014. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "At home with Lyndon Terracini" by Elissa Blake, The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 September 2012
  8. ^ "Der Opern-Star ist verliebt – und wandert aus!" by NB and Sylvie Kempa, Schweizer Illustrierte, 6 January 2014 (in German)

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