The ARIA CO. is a group of professional operatic soloists creating custom designed concerts especially for your event. Our company is made up of the best and brightest performers emerging in Australian music, including sopranos Jessica Aszodi and Melanie Adams, mezzo-soprano Hana Crisp, tenor Gaetano Bonfante, baritone Mathew Thomas and harpist Hannah Lane.
of ARIA CO. are all gifted young soloists of International calibre. They have sung with Australia’s best musical entities including the Melbourne
Symphony Orchestra, Opera Australia
, OzOpera and Victorian Opera. We think of what we do as bringing the concert hall and opera house directly to the client, at the highest possible level. No event is too small or too large; choose one of our feature packages or let us custom design our performance for you.
We specialise in concerts and corporate events and have a wide repertoire of presentations available to suit any occasion. The ARIA CO. can also perform at your club or association, wedding, private party or outdoor gathering. We tailor our top quality performances to suit your needs.
ARIA CO. perform in many different configurations; We can provide solo performers, a duo, trio, quartet or even quintet of singers with piano or harp accompaniment, so you're sure to settle on something to suit the requirements of your event, taste and budget. Our repertoire list is extensive. Please make an enquiry if you would like to browse our complete repertoire or choose one of our 'Feature Act' packages below.
Our feature packages can provide an impressive interlude for corporate events, dramatic entertainment to enhance a dining experience, a feature presentation at a celebration or even the inspiration for your wedding music. They are available in varying lengths and configurations and can be tailored specifically to your event. Choose from one of the themed programs below...
HIGHLIGHTS OF GRAND OPERA This program features arias and ensembles that showcase some of the greatest moments in opera. It includes excerpts from Bizet’s Carmen and Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Don Giovanni, as well as highlights from the operas of Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Gounod and Strauss. Featuring five fabulous singers with live piano or harp accompaniment, this package is a musical feast that is sure to impress any audience.
PUCCINI, STRAUSS AND VERDI The operas of Puccini, Strauss and Verdi have given us some of the most moving, powerful and sublime music ever composed. This program contains highlights from some of the world’s best-loved operas: La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Der Rosenkavalier, La Traviata, Rigoletto and many more. Performed by our ensemble of experts, this program will transport your audience to worlds more beautiful, more extravagant and more passionate than our own.
BAROQUE TO MOZART Performed by up to five singers with piano or concert harp accompaniment, this program focuses on the music of the 17th and 18th centuries. Performing songs, arias and ensembles by Purcell, Gluck, Handel, Mozart and others, this program is a charming and elegant addition to your event.
ROMANCE IN SONG A program of the most romantic arias and duets from opera, art song and music theatre. It includes music by Puccini, Mozart, Offenbach, Schumann and Gershwin.
GREAT HEROINES OF OPERA
The ladies of our company sing arias and ensembles that tell the stories of opera’s most powerful, compelling and formidable female characters. Featuring the music of Mozart, Bellini, Rossini, Handel, Bizet, Verdi, Puccini and more...
[Please note, the features described above are 'full-version' features lasting approximately 45 mins, with at least 3 or 4 singers. Short features with limited singers are available for each package, but not all the listed works will be performed]