Zoe Drummond

Australian soprano Zoe Drummond recently graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London with an Artist Masters in Performance with Distinction. After attending the Victorian College of the Arts, Zoe completed a Bachelor of Music Performance with First Class Honours at The Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Zoe was a Melba Opera Trust Scholar for three years and was awarded the Sydney Opera House Opera Award.

Zoe won 2018 IFAC Handa Australian Singing Competition and Limelight magazine described her performance as ‘technically refined…sung with commendable control and shimmering tone’. Zoe also won the Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship through the Opera Foundation for Young Australians in 2016.

This year, Zoe made her professional UK debut as Papagena in The Magic Flute with English National Opera, and as an Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera in their production of Don Giovanni. Most recently, Zoe performed Clorinda in La Cenerentola with West Green House Opera. Zoe made her Opera Australia debut in 2016, as principal roles in The Eighth Wonder- Clare Goldring, Architect’s Daughter and Socialite. In 2017, Zoe starred as the lead role of Giroflé/Girofla in a fun new production with Opera Australia: Two Weddings, One Bride. Zoe reprises this role in the 2019 Melbourne season.

Previous Roles


Tytania (music cover) - A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Britten       

Scottish Opera (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Opera Highlights Spring Tour: Soprano soloist

Scottish Opera

Giroflé/GiroflaTwo Weddings One Bride - Greene

Opera Australia, Melbourne, Australia

Adelaide - The Enchanted Pig - Dove

Yarra Valley Opera Festival, Australia


Papagena (cover) - The Magic Flute - Mozart

English National Opera

Called on stage 3 April 2019


Guildhall Opera Studio:

Despina - Così fan tutti - Mozart

Tytania - A Midsummer Night's Dream - Britten

Giulietta - I Capuleti e i Montecchi - Bellini
Bloomsbury Opera, London


Clorinda - La Cenerentola - Rossini
West Green House Opera, UK


Barbarina - Le Nozze di Figaro - Mozart

Bloomsbury Opera, London


The Nightingale Sleeping Beauty - Respighi

Victorian Opera, Australia 


Daughter / Clare Goldring Sydney Opera House (The Eighth Wonder) -  John - Opera Australia

GiannettaL'Elisir d'amore - Donizetti - Western Sydney Opera, Australia  

Recent reviews

[The] daughters, Zoe Drummond’s Clorinda and Sioned Gwen Davies as Tisbe, were superb as bickering siblings; to the manor born as chavvy teenagers whose attempts to win the hand of Ramiro made for some truly cringe-making moments – a compelling coupling.”
2019 | Opera Today | Rossini’s La Cenerentola at West Green House

This is a production that unequivocally puts the fairies in charge, led by Collin Shay as Oberon. He is strongly paired by Zoe Drummond, also in the punk-goth groove, and blessed with a powerful, dramatic soprano and an equally commanding stage presence. In this most magical of operas, they are both spellbinding.”
2019 | Classical Source | Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream


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