BEN
MINGAY

BASS/BARITONE

Ben was originally a construction worker from Newcastle who fell into classical music when he was dared to audition for the Conservatorium of Music by his mates. He subsequently won a scholarship and went on to train in Opera Voice for several years – a twist of fate that changed the trajectory of his life forever.

Stage credits include: Evan in Vivid White; Jud Fry in Oklahoma; Achilles in Paris – A Rock Odyssey; Thomas in Rolling Thunder Vietnam; The Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera; Zack Mayo in An Officer and a Gentleman; Tommy De Vito in Jersey Boys; Billy Kostecki in Dirty Dancing; Stewpot in South Pacific; Billy in Sideshow Alley and Berger in Hair. Ben is also a member of the hit singing group Swing On This.

Screen credits include: Jim in Frayed; Alan Bond in House of Bond; Grease Nolan in Hacksaw Ridge; Trystan Powell in Home and Away; Rob Duffy in Wonderland; Buzz Graham in Packed To The Rafters; Troy Baxter in Blue Heelers and Jim Beatson in All Saints.

Ben is thrilled to be back as Sweeney in Stuart Maunder’s acclaimed production in which he made his debut in 2019 with West Australian Opera.

PERFORMANCES WITH STATE OPERA SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Sweeney Todd – Sweeney Todd (2020)

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Fall in love with opera on your Friday night with The Mikado.

Tickets available at the door!

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Fall in love with opera on your Friday night with The Mikado.

Tickets available at the door! 

#TheMikado #opera #adelaide #southaustralia @adelaidefescent @the_aso #japan #love

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MRS. VLAHAKIS!!!!!

Mary Michaels!!!

Bravo!!

Sarah Werfel... Can hardly wait!

Very disappointed not to be given a cast sheet and synopsis. This is a first for State Opera. I have collected these sheets since the 80’s. The Opera was excellent but I was sorry not to see Sorrow blind folded waving his little American flag.

Tasha Tarsha Cameron looks who's being interviewed!

Kylie Brown - watch this...

Gianna Guttilla and Alex Fowler! 😂❤️

Wenonah Tran

Love the music 🎵❤️

Isobel

Danielle Ruggiero-Prior spot you at 30 seconds!

Raquel Alves Kneebone

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It's not a night out unless you bawl your eyes out.

Madama Butterfly is one of the most loved operas, and audiences last night found out why. Don't miss your chance to catch it at the Adelaide Festival Centreuntil 23 November.

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Its not a night out unless you bawl your eyes out. 

Madama Butterfly is one of the most loved operas, and audiences last night found out why. Dont miss your chance to catch it at the Adelaide Festival Centreuntil 23 November.

#madamabutterfly #StateOpera2019 #opera #love #sacrifice #adelaide #southaustralia Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

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Couldn't resist: booked today.

Angus Wood returns to his role of Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly after performing the same role for New Zealand Opera in 2015

“…The standout performance of the evening is Angus Wood as Pinkerton. He portrays Pinkerton as charismatic but entitled, out to get the best of what he can. From his first entrance he holds the stage and his vocal performance is rich, strong, and exhilarating. Wood gives us a performance that allows us to understand why Butterfly falls so deeply in love with him.” - Theatrereview.org.nz

Madama Butterfly is at the Adelaide Festival Centre for a strictly limited season. Book Now at BASS: stateopera.com.au/productions/madama-butterfly/
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Lucky SOSA having Angus there.Great voice great human

Such happy memories of doing this rôle with you , Angus.

You the man Angus Wood

Bon chance à tous... The cast autographed poster I won from the last production sits pride of place at home and what a fantastic performance it was!

2 days ago

State Opera South Australia

After discovering Puccini's music at 10 years old, Tobias has fallen in love with his operas and is excited to share Madama Butterfly with Adelaide this November in his Australian debut as a conductor.

Fall in love with Puccini as Madama Butterfly opens this week with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra at the Adelaide Festival Centre. Book now at BASS: stateopera.com.au/productions/madama-butterfly/
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Wenonah Tran so excited!!!

Mike Brown - looking forward to seeing it

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