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Allegra Giagu

Mezzo-soprano, Soprano

Profile reviews (5)

 
13 April 2018www.surinenglish.comTONY BRYANT
Opera and chamber music in Mijas
Allegra Giagu made her Sydney Opera House début at the age of eleven and came into the media spotlight a few years later as a soloist during The Edinburgh Military Tattoo, performing Salute to Australia leading to a collaboration with Dame Judi Dench on Classic FM. Allegra studied music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. She went on to perform on stages all over th...
19 June 2017www.stagenoise.comDiana Simmonds
RAMEAU: ANACREAON & PIGMALION
Rameau is a sublime master of multiple soloists and harmonies. His music is elegant yet full of colour and emotion and as sung by Taryn Fiebig, Lauren Zolezzi, Richard Anderson and Allegra Giagu in Anacreon [...] Giagu has developed into a strong and confident performer whose Wife of Anacreon is poignant and beautifully sung.
27 April 2017operachaser.blogspot.comPaul Selar
Werther in Melbourne
"Dressed in mourning black, the richly centred and emotively well-calibrated mezzo-soprano, Allegra Giagu, mixed radiance with elegance and poise as Charlotte. In a woman she effortlessly showed as kind and dutiful, troubled and empathetic, Giagu's Charlotte also portrayed a love for Werther that felt real despite the picture of incompatibility. In Act III's opening aria, "Werther! Q...
19 September 2017operachaser.blogspot.comPaul Selar
Triple Treat in a perky and entertaining romp
... the space bloomed with larger-than-life spiritedness. Mezzo-soprano Allegra Giagu shook the room in sumptuous and dominant style as the elegant haughty diva, Eleonora, making her grand audition a hilarious highlight..."
07 June 2019www.classikon.comRia Andriani
Curious Caledonians transports to a different time and place
Allegra Giagu sang beautiful renditions of parlour songs [...] Her deep voice coupled with ornamentations on the verses reverberated beautifully in the high-ceilinged hall. [...] As Allegra Giagu sang the encore, I tried to think why this music was so fascinating. For one thing, they transported me back to the world of Jane Austen and early Australian homesteads. But moreover, this...