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Romola Tyrrell
BMus (Syd) GradDipOpArt (Syd)

Romola Tyrrell enjoyed a career as one of Australiaís most experienced vocal artists.

On the concert platform, she sang the works of Mozart, Bach and Handel with Australia and New Zealandís leading choral associations and symphony orchestras. For Sydney Philharmonia, she took the soprano solos in Bachís St. Matthew Passion, Handelís Samson and Dixit Dominus, Beethovenís Mass in C, Purcellís The Masque in Dioclesian and many others. Regular appearances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra included Amor in Gluckís Orfeo ed Euridice, Brittenís Les Illuminations and ABC Family Concerts. Distinguished conductors with whom she worked included Sir David Willcocks, Jurgen Jurgens and Peter Seymour O.B.E.

Romola sang the role of Donna Maria in the ABCís television opera Quiros by Peter Sculthorpe. She recorded regularly for the ABC and 2MBS-FM and was a founding member both of The Song Company and Voiceworks. The Australian Ballet engaged her to perform Songs of the Auvergne as an accompaniment to Of Blessed Memory.

Operatic appearances included Micaela in Carmen and Countess Stasi in The Gypsy Princess for State Opera of South Australia, Yum-Yum in The Mikado for West Australian Opera, Ilia in Idomeneo for Sydney University and the title role in The Gypsy Princess for Dunedin Opera Company, New Zealand.

In 1998, Romola co-founded Patrick Togher Artistsí Management. She currently manages all financial matters for the organization.