Ukrainian-Australian mezzo-soprano Alla Yarosh stands out as an artist who is both “vocally and dramatically effective” (David Fox for the Perterre Box, 2022). She has known from a young age that communicating the essence of the human condition through song will become her life-long
Yarosh has been awarded the Elizabeth Muir Postgraduate Prize (2022), the John and Sue Thompson Vocal Accompaniment Scholarship in collaboration with pianist, Samuel Choi (2022), the Linda Edith Allen Award (2021) and the Jim Massie Memorial Prize (2021).
She has displayed great theatrical versatility and vocal diversity in roles performed to date. In 2022 Yarosh appeared as Annina in Verdi’s La Traviata, the Queen of Fairies in Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe, Hippolyta in Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream, and took on various roles in the new, contemporary Australian Opera- The Nurses of Vung Tau with music by Brenton Broadstock AM and libretto by Elizabeth Lewis. In 2021 Yarosh appeared as Olga Olsen in Weil’s Street Scene, and as Carmen in Bizet’s Carmen (annual Val Machin opera scenes at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music Griffith University). In 2020 she was Ursule in Berlioz’s Beatrice et Benedict.
Furthermore, while in Australia, Yarosh worked professionally with established and emerging music organisations
such as Opera Queensland, Brisbane City Opera, Brisbane Concert Orchestra, VOXALIS, and the Seven Sopranos.
Yarosh is a first-year resident artist the at Academy of Vocal Arts practising under the tutelage of Bill Schumann. In 2021 she was presented with a Bachelor of Music in operatic performance from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Australia.
Gabrielle appears in La Canción, presented in partnership with Voxalis.