Isabel Hertaeg – Soprano
Isabel Hertaeg is creator of Death By Soprano is a cabaret artist of international esteem. Isabel’s work has been described as ‘The Rarest of things… Theatre that mattered’ Arts Hub and ‘Radical, transgressive chic’ The Guardian, UK. Isabel has worked in theatre, opera, independent film, community radio and television. She is also a freelance writer, published in New Matilda. ‘Gutsy and Likeable’ Cameron Woodhead – The Age 2014. As the Soprano for Made In Natimukproject Opera in the Air Isabel has performed opera in regional Victoria on top of grain silos, on mountains, cliffs, quarries, rooftops and as a 40m high shadow puppet. Praise for Isabel’s vocal skills include: ‘Musical Genius’ Arts Hub; ‘Her Vocals, Out of this world… Hertaeg is amazing, as she projects a voice better than any I’ve heard this [Edinburgh] festival. I loved it.’ ScotsGay; ‘Isabel Hertaeg is a talented, charismatic lady with an impressive vocal range’ The Scotsman and ‘Her trained soprano shines when she tackles German Art Song’ The Mercury, Hobart. ‘An undeniably fine singer’ Tim Richards, The Age. Isabel Holds a BA in Acting, an AMusA in Classical Singing and won the 2012 Bendigo Vocal Championship and 3rd Prize in the Sydney Eisteddfod Lieder Competition in 2014. Operatic roles include Marion – Robin Hood’s Lament, Witch 1 – Dido and Aneas, Swallow – The Happy Prince, Gretel – Hansel und Gretel, Tatyana – Eugene Onegin, Susana – Le Nozze di Figaro and Liu – Turandot.