Coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood made her professional European debut in June 2014 as a young artist at the Salzburg Festival, where she sang the roles of Blonde in Mozart’s Die Entführung aus dem Serail für Kinder, Modistin in Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier with the Vienna Philharmonic, and Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola für Kinder. In May 2015, Alexandra gave her German debut as Marguerite in Le Petit Faust (Hervé) with the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz, Munich. October saw Alexandra perform the title role in Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen with Pacific Opera in Sydney.
Early 2016, Alexandra reprised the role of Blonde at the Vorarlberger Landestheater in Bregenz, Austria, and made her German orchestral debut as the soprano lead Edna in Jonathan Dove’s church-opera Tobias and the Angel with the Münchener Rundfunkorchester. Alexandra was a guest soloist in the Queensland Ballet and Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s production of Strictly Gershwin, before travelling to Amsterdam to make her dream-role debut as Violetta in Traviata Remixed with director Lotte de Beer.
In the northern Summer 2016, Alexandra was a studio artist at Wolf Trap Opera in the USA. Alexandra appeared as Serpetta in La finta Giardiniera in Hannover, before travelling to Spain to feature at the opening concert of the Mallorca Music Festival. Alexandra then made her Polish debut as Norina in Don Pasquale at Opera Krakow in December.
In 2017, Alexandra performed Maria/West Side Story in Bolzano, Italy, and originated the role of Miranda/Trincolo in the world premiere of Moritz Eggert’s opera Caliban with Operafront at the Dutch National Opera’s Opera Forward Festival in Amsterdam and appeared as Valencienne in Die lustige Witwe at the Schlossfestspiele Langenlois, Austria. As Echo in a partial concert performance of Ariadne auf Naxos, Alexandra appeared at the Richard Strauss Festival opera gala concert, as well as in the prize-winners’ recital, accepting the first runner-up place at the Richard Strauss Competition in Munich.
Alexandra was thrilled to perform as a featured soloist with Southern Cross Soloists in The Nightingale, a chamber music recital at the Queensland Performing Arts Center in November last year. Alexandra then joined Guy Noble and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for a Christmas Gala Concert in Adelaide.
In Early 2018, Alexandra returned to Bregenz, Austria to reprise the role of Norina in Don Pasquale, before travelling to the Netherlands to feature as a guest soloist in the Berstein Jubilee Concert with the North Netherlands Orchestra, in live national broadcast. In April, Alexndra performed arias and ensembles from Lucia di Lammermoor, L’incoronazione di Poppea and La fille du régiment in concert with the St Petersburg Philharmonic in Russia. Alexndra then featured in gala concet with the Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini at the Teatro Pergolesi in Jesi, Italy, performing arias from Semiramide and Il turco in Italia. Rounding out the 2018 European season, Alexandra performed the soprano solos in Arthur Honegger’s 1921 oratorio Le Roi David with the Bochum Symphony Orchestra.
Alexandra looks forward to her debut as Jemmy in William Tell with Victorian Opera in July 2018, and to returning to the Bangalow Music Festival as a guest artist with Teddy Tahu Rhodes and the Southern Cross Soloists.
Alexandra is generously supported by the siaa-Foundation.