Sara Macliver

Sara Macliver is one of Australia’s most popular and versatile artists, and is regarded as one of the leading exponents of Baroque repertoire.

Sara is a regular performer with all the Australian symphony orchestras as well as the Perth, Melbourne and Sydney Festivals, Pinchgut Opera, the Australian Chamber Orchestra and Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Musica Viva, and a number of international companies.

Sara records for ABC Classics with more than 35 CDs and many awards to her credit.

In 2013 engagements included a highly successful national tour with the Academy of Ancient Music, performances with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, Opera Queensland, the Melbourne, Adelaide, West Australian and Queensland Symphony Orchestras. In 2013 Sara was nominated for a Helpmann award for her performance in Monteverdi’s Orfeo for the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra.

In 2014 performed with the Australian String Quartet, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, ANAM, St George’s Cathedral and many others.

In 2015 Sara sang Idaspe in the southern hemisphere premiere of Vivaldi’s Bajazet for Pinchgut Opera, Haydn’s Creation with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, in concerts with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, in Dido & Aeneas and her own recital for the inaugural Brisbane Baroque Festival, in a concert commemorating the centenary of the Gallipoli landing, Mozart’s Requiem for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and in works ranging from the St John Passion, Judas Maccabeus to Brahms Requiem amongst many others.

In 2016 Sara will sing with the Auckland, Tasmanian and West Australian Symphony Orchestras, Melbourne Chamber Orchestra, the Australian String Quartet, the Australian Haydn Ensemble, the Australia Ensemble and many others.

Sara has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Western Australia in recognition of her services to singing.

Sara Macliver

Sara Macliver