Martin Thomas Buckingham
After a short time at the Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio, Martin began work with Opera Australia. In his initial 4 years with the company, Martin appeared in over 40 productions, covering and performing some 13 assorted roles.
Since then Martin’s career has taken him through Australia, throughout the Pacific region, China, the United Kingdom, the United States and Continental Europe. More recently, Martin has ventured into directing, having produced productions of La Boheme, Tosca, Mozart&Salieri and Lucia di Lammermoor to critical acclaim. Martin is the current Artistic Director of Opera Van Diemensland.
In the last 12 months Martin has worked with Opera Australia as a principle artist on their productions of Die Meistersinger, Wozzeck, Salome, Turandot and the national tour of Madama Butterfly. Martin was also part of the development team for Opera Australia’s up coming, 2020 production of The Ring Cycle.
Martin has appeared in the Edinburgh, Melbourne and Sydney Festivals, toured the United Kingdom, USA, Queensland, The Northern Territory and Western Australia, Victoria, New South Wales & Tasmania. He has performed as soloist with the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria, Sydney Youth Orchestra, Strathfield Symphony Orchestra, Penrith Symphony Orchestra, The Australian Opera-Ballet Orchestra, Willoughby Symphony Orchestra, and performed with Opera Australia, Opera Van Diemensland, Melbourne Lyric Opera, Oz Opera, Pacific Opera, Newcastle Festival Opera, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and The Australian Tenors.
- Martin Thomas Buckingham