Victoria Watson has over thirty years experience as an opera singer, music and theatre director and teacher. In Melbourne she appeared regularly as a principal and ensemble artist with the Victoria State Opera. As both artistic director and performer Victoria toured and performed extensively with chamber ensembles The Aspidistra Quartet, The Apollo Ensemble and Divertimento and for the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Australia Club.
In Sydney she has performed with Opera Australia and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She was artistic director of a major opera education project for Opera Australia for over ten years introducing teenagers to opera. In 2014 she was vocal coach and assistant music director for the New Theatre’s sellout season of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd.
An accomplished pianist and stagecraft coach, Victoria has also lectured in voice at the major universities in Melbourne and at UNSW, UWS and NIDA in Sydney. She is a published author on opera ( Great, Grand and Famous Opera houses of the World- 2012) and a popular freelance lecturer on opera and music theatre. Victoria is very active in social media as an advocate for Australian singers worldwide and admin for the popular Bel Canto page on Facebook.