Elena Perroni


Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, soprano Elena Perroni is a 2018 graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

This season Elena will sing the role of Rusalka with West Australian Opera and make her house debut at New Zealand Opera as Gilda in Rigoletto.  Recent performances include her Carnegie Hall Debut  performing Schubert Mass in G Maj, Konzerthaushaus Berlin  debut premiering Canti della Natura by Richard Danielpouras well as Britten’s War Requiem and Brahm’s Ein Deutsches Requiem with Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and Maestro Asher Fisch.  This past season She  sung Mimi with WAO and  performed Shubert’s Shepard on the Rock with Head of Music at the Metropolitan Opera YAP, Myra Huang and NY Philharmonic principal clarinetist Anthony McGill and debuted the work of Chava’s Daughters by James Lee III with the Cleveland Chamber Music Society in March 2023. 

Past seasons include Les Nuit D’ete with Philadelphia Orchestra in 2019, Concert scenes as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin with Philadelphia Orchestra in 2018 and Rusalka as Rusalka with Philadelphia Orchestra 2017. She performed as Doris Parker in Charlie Parker’s Yardbird with English Nation Opera alongside the esteemed Lawrence Brownlee, as well as having performed together with Philadelphia Opera and at the Apollo Theater in NYC. She made her role debut as Iolanta in Iolanta and Violetta in La Traviata with West Australian Opera.

Elena has appeared in concert with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra as Juliet in Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet. Concerts with Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, Maria in West Side Story with Reno Philharmonic. This season she performed Mozart Requiem with Syracuse Symphony and Handel’s Messiah. At Chautauqua Music Festival, she has performed Gilda in Verdi’s Rigoletto,  Mimi in La Boheme, Zerlina in Don Giovanni.

At Curtis she performed the roles of Manon (Manon – Massenet) Magda (La Rondine – Puccini) Susana (Le Nozze di Figaro) Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi – Puccini) Adina (l’elisir d’Amore) Clorinda (Cenerentola) najade (Ariadne Auf Naxos). Ravel’s Scheherazade, Mahler Symphony no. 4, Barber: Summer of Knoxville 1915.