Helen Noonan was a renowned Australian soprano, internationally acclaimed for her solo performance in Chamber Made Opera’s Recital (1989-2005). Helen passed away on 1 July 2016. She will be deeply missed by family, friends and the arts community.
To listen to a long-form audio interview with Helen Noonan click here. The audio is taken from a video interview recorded in 2013 at the Meat Market as part of the Chamber Made Opera 25 Years Interview Project. The interviewer is Cynthia Troup.
With her characteristic good humour, generosity, and insight, Helen Noonan illuminates some of her history with Chamber Made Opera, richly recollecting of her roles in The Heiress (1988), Recital (1989), The Cars that Ate Paris (1992), Motherland (2002), and Sweet Death (1991).
The music used in this interview is by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and David Chesworth, and is taken from the Chamber Made Opera production Recital.