Originally hailing from country South Australia, soprano Desiree Frahn is a graduate of the Elder Conservatorium and a principal artist with State Opera of South Australia and the James and Diana Ramsey Foundation Opera Program.
For the company she has performed Vixen (The Cunning Little Vixen), Valencienne (The Merry Widow), Leïla (Les Pecheurs des Perles), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Rose Pickles (Cloudstreet! – World Premiere), Pamina (Magic Flute), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Bastienne (Bastien und Bastienne) and sung as a soloist in their regional tours, concerts and radio broadcasts. Other notable performances include the role of Stephanie in the Australian premiere of Jake Heggie’s To Hell and Back with Gertrude Opera in Melbourne.
Desiree has performed in leading roles throughout South Australia with Co-Opera, the Gilbert and Sullivan Society of SA and the Therry Dramatic Society, and has been a soprano soloist in both new and established works with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Concert Collective, Elder Conservatorium Orchestra and the Adelaide University Choral Association.