Cameron Sibly is a young lyric tenor with a passion for all aspects of classic voice with a particular interest in the music of Wagner, Massenet and Puccini. Most recently, Cameron played the comic role of Alfredo in Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus. Additional highlights in Cameron’s career have included performing the role of Lopez in the Australian premier of Malcom Williamson’s Our Man in Havana with Lyric Opera of Melbourne, Nemorino inDonizetti’s L'elisir d'amore and his long standing commitment to the Melbourne Opera Company Chorus where he has performed in works ranging from Donizetti to Wagner.
Further work with Lyric Opera of Melbourne include understudying the title role in Rameau’s Pygmalion, performing the role of Young Bruschino in Rossini’sIl Signor Bruschino, and performing excerpts from Barry Conyngham’s Fly. Cameron performed with National Touring Opera in the role role of Pepe in Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacciand Casio in Verdi’s Otello. Cameron was the recipient of the Peter and Melissa Hebbard Scholarship with Opera Scholars Australia and was an Opera Scholar of the Year semi-finalist in 2016 and 2017. Outside of opera Cameron is a civil engineer working as a structural designer in the Bridges and Structures team with WSP.
Cameron made his Lyric debut in the 2015 production of Rameau's Pygmalion, then returned for Il Signore Bruschino and Our Man in Havana. He will undertake his first principal role for the company in the 2019 production of Barry Conyngham's FLY, singing the role of Young Hargrave.