Australian tenor Paul O’Neill has forged a compelling international career singing in opera houses and concert halls throughout Europe and Australasia. His 2021/2022 engagements included Alfredo (La traviata) for Opera Australia, Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana) and Canio (Pagliacci) for West Australian Opera. In 2022/23, he sings Don José, Cavaradossi, Alfredo, Rodolfo and Otello for West Australian Opera and is tenor soloist in Britten’s War Requiem and Siegmund in Die Walküre for West Australian Symphony.
He has sung Don José (Carmen) and Alfredo for West Australian Opera, Rodolfo (La bohème) and Narraboth (Salome) for Opera Australia, the title role in Faust for Theater Münster, Cavaradossi (Tosca) in both Perth and Magdeburg and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) throughout China. Other roles have included The Duke in Rigoletto with Opera Holland Park, Opera Australia, West Australian Opera and the State Theatres of Karlsruhe and Mainz; Turiddu, Cavaradossi and Carlo VII in Verdi’s Joan of Arc for Theater Bielefeld and Jason in Médée for Theater Bielefeld and the Mainz State Theatre.
Other engagements have included Don José at the Glyndebourne Festival; Laca in Jenůfa for Opéra de Lille; the title role in Faust at Theater Hagen and the Mainz State Theatre; Rodolfo for Halle Opera and West Australian Opera.