After studying in New York, Roxane Hislop returned to Australia in 1988 to make her debut with The Australian Opera as Nancy in Albert Herring. Other roles with the company include the title role in Carmen, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, the title role in La Pericole, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Seigrune in Die Walkure, Countess Stasi in Gypsy Princess, Flora in La Traviata ,Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana, Lady Saphir in Patience, Mercedes in Carmen, Hippolyta in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Emelia in Otello and Tisbe in La Cenerentolla. For Opera Australia Miss Hislop has sung Olga in Eugene Onegin, Second Lady in The Magic Flute and Flora in La Traviata. Miss Hislop's roles for Oz opera include Medoro in Orlando for the Melbourne Festival and Maddalena in Rigoletto.
Roxane was invited to become a member of the Young Artist Programme with the Victoria State Opera in 1989, performing Siébel in Faust and Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro. She continued her strong relationship with the company performing such roles as Dalila in Samson et Dalila, the Second Lady in The Magic Flute, Giulietta and Antonia's Mother in The Tales of Hoffmann, Mercedes in Carmen and Olga in Eugene Onegin. In 1996 she sang Teresa in Villa-Lobos' Magdalena for the Ballarat Opera Festival and in 1997 Roxane made her debut with West Australian Opera singing Flora in La traviata and the title role in Carmen returning in 1999 to sing Lady Angela in Patience. 1998 marked her debut with Opera Queensland singing Cornelia in Julius Caesar and also with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, performing in Handel's Messiah..
Concert appearances include Messiah, St John Passion, St Matthew Passion, Christmas Oratorio and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater. For the Melbourne Symphony Roxane has performed arias from Mozart's La clemenza di Tito and Stravinsky's Pulcinella and has also performed in an all-Beethoven Concert and The Missa Solemnis with the Melbourne Chorale.Other Concert highlights include performances of Joan of Arc at the Stake for the Melbourne Spoletto Festival regular appearances in New Year's Eve Gala Concerts at the Sydney Opera House soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra performing arias from Carmen, as part of their Sunday Morning series, Opera Gala at Spray Farm Festival and Viva the Diva Concerts at Taronga Park Zoo .
In 2000 Roxane's performances included Maddalena in Rigoletto as part of the Spray Farm Festival and also for OzOpera, A Jewish Chronicle and Tipetts Child of Our Time for the Melbourne Chorale, the title role in Carmen for Melbourne City Opera, The Gilbert and Sullivan Show with The Production Company and Missa Solemnis with Queensland Symphony and Brisbane Chorale.
In 2001 Roxane will sing the title role in Carmen for the Spray Farm Festival followed by performances of Maddalena in Rigoletto for Opera Australia and Opera Queensland. Roxane will also make her debut with The State Opera of South Australia as a squire and Flower Maiden in Parsifal .Her concert appearances will include her debut with the Sydney Philarmonia singing in Janacek's Galagolictic Mass and a series of twilight concerts for the Federation Festival in Melbourne.
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