German-Australian Opera Grant

Australia’s Gateway to an International Career!

More Than Opera has worked closely with with the philanthropist Hans Henkell since 2000 to help young Australian artists gain the necessary skills to work at world standards. The aim of the German-Australian Opera Grant is to promote emerging Australian opera singers in the early stage of their professional life with operatic stage experience capable of meeting the high quality standards of this major German Opera House.

This Grant includes a one-year employment (junior) contract with the HESSISCHES STAATSTHEATER WIESBADEN, one month of German language tuition at the Goethe-Institut and one month of work experience at the Opera House.