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Margaret Plummer

Management: Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and non-exclusive Asia

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Australian mezzo-soprano Margaret Plummer has been engaged as a principal artist at the Vienna State Opera for the past seven years. During this time Margaret has performed a vast range of repertoire for the company including Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), Mercedes (Carmen), Waltraute (Die Walküre and Die Gőtterdämmerung), Flosshilde (Das Rheingold and Die Gőtterdämmerung), Dritte Norn (Die Gőtterdämmerung), Blumenmädchen (Parsifal), Siebel (Faust), Varvara (Katya Kabanova), Tebaldo (Don Carlos), Page (Salome), Fenena (Nabucco), Meg Page (Falstaff) also for Hamburg State Opera, Tisbe (La Cenerentola), Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Wood Sprite (Rusalka) and Fjodor (Boris Godunov).

In 2023 some of Margaret’s key engagements will include her debuts at La Scala, Milan as Auntie in Peter Grimes, and the Bayreuth Festival as Blumenmädchen in Parsifal and returns to the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as Flosshilde in Das Rheingold and to Sydney Philharmonia Choirs in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio. She will also perform in Messiah with Perth Symphonic Chorus.

Prior to winning the 2014 Vienna State Opera Award, Margaret performed extensively with Opera Australia including performances in Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour as well as in regional touring productions. She has also been engaged as Charlotte (Werther) and Marguerite (La damnation du Faust) for the Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck, in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Vienna Philharmonic, Haydn’s Theresienmesse with the Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Berg’s Seven Early Songs with the Tirol Symphony Orchestra, as Hexe (Hansel and Gretel) with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, as Phoebe (Castor et Pollux) and Diane (Iphigenie en Tauride) for Pinchgut Opera, as Dorabella (Così fan tutte) for Pacific Opera and in Mozart’s Requiem with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

Margaret holds a Bachelor of Music from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

Margaret Plummer is managed by Graham Pushee: graham@artsmanagement.com.au
  February 2023
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