Syrah Torii is a vibrant and committed performer with a passion for languages.
Currently studying a Master of Music in Opera Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, her operatic roles have included La Zelatrice in Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Maestra Spinelloccia in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, both under the direction of internationally renowned opera stage director Andrew Sinclair. Soon she will portray both Third Lady and Third Boy for a filmed production of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Conservatorium. In her undergraduate degree she studied a Bachelor of Arts (Linguistics, Spanish), and a Diploma in Music (Classical Voice), while also performing in various productions such as Vivaldi’s Gloria (featured dancer), Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites (Sœur Gérald), and Offenbach’s Orpheus in the Underworld. Syrah was a proud recipient of the Bessie Robson Music Scholarship while at Ormond College.