Soprano Sara Macliver and mezzo-soprano Fiona Campbell’s Diva’s Delighttwo years ago at St George’s Cathedral in Perth was a hit, and with 100 more tickets just released, their follow up concert Diva’s Delight Againisn’t one to miss. Alongside Joseph Nolan on piano, the divas – who are close friends off stage – will perform a concert ranging from Pergolesi’s Stabat Materto favourite cabaret numbers. We caught up with the pair to find out what’s in store – and what keeps them singing together.
Sara Macliver and Fiona Campbell. Photo © Iris Joschko
When did you first sing together?
Sara : Alcinafor Perth International Arts Festival in 1996, I played the young, innocent Morgana and Fi was the grubby boy Ruggiero.
What have been some of your most memorable moments working together?
Fiona: For me it would be Bach’s St Matthew Passion, Handel’s Messiah… there is no one who sings this rep better than Sara, she is my favourite soprano I’ve worked with in this repertoire – and our Australian Chamber Orchestra tour when we first really got to know each other on the road.
Sara : Our ACO and Australian Brandenburg Orchestra tours were really memorable, not just for...