Emily Burke Soprano



  • Macbeth in Concert, Opera Queensland
  • The Mikado, Opera Queensland
  • Carmen, Opera Queensland


  • Cosi Fan Tutte, Opera Queensland
  • Puccini Gala, Queensland Symphony Orchestra
  • Waltzing Our Matilda, Opera Queensland
  • Diva in Training, Burnie Arts Centre - Tasmania
  • Premier's Flood Relief Gala - Hobart
  • St John's Foundation Opera Gala
  • Victorian Opera Regional Opera Gala Series
  • Opera in the Otways, Victorian Opera


  • L'elisir D'amore, Opera Queensland
  • Nabucco, IFAC Opera,Tokyo
  • Opera Gala, Victorian Opera
  • Turn of the Screw, Victorian Opera
  • Opera Gala with The Queensland Symphony Orchchestra
  • Opera Queensland Patron Events
  • Waltzing our Matilda, Opera Queensland
  • Opera by Twilight, Victorian Opera


  • La Traviata, Opera Queensland
  • Prime Minister’s Breakfast, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Fidelio, Opera Queensland
  • Opera from the Verandah, Booval House
  • Opera Queensland Patron Events
  • Opera at Goldicott, Goldicott House, Brisbane
  • Australia Day Performance and Address, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Sunset Opera
  • Noosa Long Weekend
  • Opera in the Channon
  • Government House Recital, Brisbane
  • Opera in the Canefields, Brisbane
  • 4MBS Festival of Music
  • Opera in the Mall, Opera Queensland

In Novemeber 2009 Emily will Audition for San Fransisco’s prestigious Merola Program. She will also cover Marzelline in Fidelio and Gilda in Rigoletto, both for Opera Queensland.


  • Opera on Kings, Coloundra
  • Magic Flute, Opera Queensland
  • Concert with the Victorian Welsh Choir, Melbourne
  • Opening of Cleveland Arts Centre, with Cleveland Symphony Orchestra
  • Evolve Arts Festival, Byron Bay
  • Turandot Production Dinner, Opera Queensland
  • Hobart Theatre Royal Concert with the Choir of High Hopes, Tasmania
  • Australia Day Performance and address, Tasmania
  • Women in Mining performance and address, Brisbane
  • Opera Queensland Season Launch
  • Opera Queensland Mall performance
  • Magic Flute Production Dinner
  • Opera Queensland Patron Events
  • Celebrate Expo 88, Brisbane Convention Centre
  • Recital at Government House, Brisbane
  • Barbar of Seville Production Dinner, Opera Queensland
  • City Hall Lunchtime concert
  • Macquarie Bank Function
  • Roma Street Parklands Performance with the Army Band
  • Italian week, Suncorp Piazza
  • Singapore Airlines Gale, GOMA, Brisbane
  • Opera at the Channon, NSW
  • Opera at Emmanuel, University of Queensland
  • Rio Tinto Coal dinner
  • Australian Society of plastic surgeons dinner, Gold Coast
  • Bastille Day Celebration, Tattersalls, Brisbane

In 2008 Emily was also selected from hundreds of live auditions to take part in a Master Class conducted by world famous Italian lyric soprano Mirella Freni. The Master Class took place in Vignola, Italy.

Emily also won the Puccini Foundation Award in Melbourne in November 2008.


  • Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Summer Concert Series, Myer Music Bowl
  • Opera Australia’s 50th birthday celebrations
  • Christmas Carols at Federation Square, Melbourne
  • Suor Angelica, Melbourne Opera
  • The 12th Great Chefs of Adelaide Luncheon, Adelaide Town Hall
  • Classical Meets Jazz, Tasmanian Aboretum
  • Roses from the Heart , The Female Factory, Hobart
  • Hobart Carols by the Bay
  • Tasmanian Excellence Awards
  • Opera Queensland Season Launch
  • Opening of the George Lambert Exhibition, NGA, Canberra
  • NGA 25th Anniversary Celebration, Canberra
  • Pavarotti Gala, Melbourne City Opera
  • Stonnington Carols, Melbourne
  • Prime Minister’s Inclusion Awards Ceremony, Canberra