"...I have never seen such a convincingly played pants role as Xenia Puskarz Thomas. All with no distortion of her voice... put wholly at the service of her role. She is of the new generation of actor/singers who are changing the way we think of opera...."
Nicholas Routley for The Australian Stage
Australian mezzo-soprano Xenia Puskarz Thomas was awarded a Bachelor of Music in 2018 from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University with first class honours, and the University Medal for Academic Achievement. Xenia was the recipient of Melba Opera Trust’s 2019 Amelia Joscelyne Scholarship, and the prestigious Opera Foundation for young Australians’ 2018 Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship.
Recent engagements include; SongStudio 2020 at Carnegie Hall, Opera at Jimbour with Opera Queensland, Bangalow Festival with the Southern Cross Soloists, and the Camerata of St John’s Helpmann nominated ‘Home’ concert. Xenia also represented Australia in the 2017 China-Australia Film Festival Gala in Wuhan, China.
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