Morgan Carter is a multi-award winning British/Australian Soprano. They hold a Bachelor of Music from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, where they were the recipient of two scholarships for performance excellence. Morgan is excited to be preparing the title role in “Iphis” for their principal debut with Lyric Opera. This is Carter’s last show in Melbourne for a while as they prepare to move to the UK in September of 2022 to complete an intensive Master of Music in Opera Performance at the Royal Northern College of Music on a generous scholarship.
In 2022, Morgan was the recipient of the prestigious Brian Boak Bursary Outstanding Performer award, thanks to The Empire Theatres Foundation Toowoomba. They held the Gertrude Johnson Fellowship for 2020 and in 2019, Morgan was a participant in the State Opera South Australia James and Diana Ramsay Developing Artist Programme and a member of the Australian Contemporary Opera Company Young Artist Program.
Morgan’s roles include Carmen (Carmen), Hannah After (As One*), Edith (Boojum!), Cherubino (Le Nozze Di Figaro), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Third Witch (Macbeth), Mrs Northwind and Adelaide (The Enchanted Pig*), Ottavia (The Coronation Of Poppea), Tessa (The Gondoliers), Jefferson (Space Encounters), and Older Ellie (The Water Babies). They have covered Amneris (Aïda), Bess (Breaking the Waves) and Larina/Olga (Eugene Onegin) and role studied Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Elle (La Voix Humaine) and Lady in Waiting (Macbeth).
Morgan has numerous chorus credits, including; Macbeth, Fidelio, Le Nozze di Figaro, Madama Butterfly, Peer Gynt, Carmen, Orpheus in the Underworld, La Sonnambula, Aida, Tosca, Cunning Little Vixen, the Bartered Bride, Eugene Onegin, Hamlet (Brett Dean), and The Enchanted Pig* (Jonathan Dove).
Morgan is a principal artist with Lyric Opera (2022), BK Opera (2021), Gertrude Opera (2020, 2019), State Opera South Australia (2019), Elephant in the Room Productions (2022, 2018), Australian International Productions (2018), the Mediterranean Opera Festival (2018), Co-Opera (2020, 2017), Emma Knights Productions (2018, 2017), and Rockdale Opera Company (2017). Morgan has been in the chorus for productions with Melbourne Opera (2019-2021), and State Opera South Australia (2018-2020).