– Opera Magazine, Netherlands.
– Bayerische Staatszeitung
“A voice to drown in”
– Phil Brown, Courier Mail
Australian lyric coloratura soprano Alexandra Flood entered the global operatic sphere as a young artist at the Salzburg Festival in Austria. Since her debut, Alexandra has appeared on stage and in concert in Vienna, Bregenz, Amsterdam, Munich, Hannover, Bolzano, Venice, Jesi, St Petersburg, Krakow, Los Angeles, Wolf Trap Virginia, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide, among others.
Alexandra’s roles include Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Norina in Don Pasquale, Vixen Sharp Ears in The Cunning Little Vixen, Valencienne in Die lustige Witwe, Maria in West Side Story, Serpetta in La finta Giarniera, Clorinda in La Cenerentola, Musetta in La bohème and Violetta in La traviata.
Also an accomplished concert and oratorio performer, Alexandra has performed the soprano solos in Händel’s Messiah, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Haydn’s Die Jahreszeiten, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, and Arthur Honegger’s 1921 oratorio Le Roi David and has performed with such orchestras as the Orchestra sinfonica G. Rossini, the Latvian National Opera and Ballet Orchestra, the North Netherlands Orchestra, the Mozart Camerata Orchestra, the Polish National Radio, Vorarlberg, Bochum and Adelaide and Queensland Symphony Orchestras, and the St Petersburg and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestras
Alexandra has a passion for 20th century and contemporary composition, having originated the roles of Miranda / Trincolo in the world premiere of the Operafront and Dutch National Opera Opera Forward Festival production of Moritz Eggert’s Caliban. Alexandra gave her Munich concert debut performing the role of Edna in Johnathon Dove’s church-opera Tobias and the Angel with the Munchener Rundfunkorchester and appeared as a soloist at the Klangbrücken Festival in Klangbeschreibung II by Wolfgang Rihm. In 2017 Alexandra gave the German debut of Jake Heggie’s Songs and Sonnets to Ophelia at the Prinzregententheater in Munich and performs them again in Los Angeles in 2019.
In the current season, Alexandra appeared in recital at the Northern Lights Festival, Norway, and at the Art Biennale in Venice, and recorded her debut CD with Deutschlandfunk Kultur and Bastille Music (2020 release). This spring, Alexandra was a Professional Stern Fellow at SongFest – the USA’s leading art song festival – and in the summer originated a leading role in the world premiere of the opera Vrouwenstemmen by Meriç Artaç in Amsterdam. In October Alexandra gave a Liederabend and was soprano soloist in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival. In Brisbane Alexandra appeared in recital with Opera Queensland, and will perform in Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang at the Styriarte Festival, Austria, in Mozart’s C minor Mass with the Bochum Symphony Orchestra, at the 2020 New Years Gala in Bern, Switzerland. The 2020 and 2021 seasons take Alexandra to Sweden, France, Spain, the United States and beyond.
This December, Alexandra will make her role debut as Gretel in Engelbert Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel with the Bochumer Symphoniker in the Orchestra's stunning new concert hall, the Anneliese Brost Musikforum Ruhr. Alexandra is looking forward to working with...read more
Following a wonderful debut in 2015, Alexandra returns to the 2018 Bangalow Music Festival as a guest soloist with the Southern Cross Soloists, along with baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes, for a weekend of glorious chamber music. Thursday August 9th 7:30pm - Festival...read more
Alexandra will give her Australian main-stage debut in the role of Jemmy in G. Rossini's Guillaume Tell with Victorian Opera in Melbourne. This is Alexandra's first 'pants role'. In this dynamic new production, Jemmy is the 15-year-old son of William Tell, and on the...read more