Australian tenor Paul O’Neill has forged a compelling international career singing in opera houses and concert halls throughout Europe and Australasia. In 2020, he sings Alfredo (La traviata) for Opera Australia, Macduff (Macbeth) and Barney (Summer of the Seventeenth Doll) for State Opera of South Australia, Turiddu (Cavalleria Rusticana) and Canio (Pagliacci) for West Australian Opera and appears in concert with the Melbourne, Queensland and West Australian Symphony Orchestras.
As an ensemble member of the Berlin Staatsoper, Paul sang many roles including: The Italian Singer in Der Rosenkavalier, Augustin Moser and Kunz Vogelgesang in Die Meistersinger von Nūrnberg, Hirt and Seeman in Tristan und Isolde, Spoletta in Tosca and Gastone in La traviata.
Engagements since have included Don José (Carmen) and Alfredo for West Australian Opera, Rodolfo (La bohème) and Narraboth (Salome) for Opera Australia, the title role in Faust for Theater Münster, Cavaradossi (Tosca) in both Perth and Magdeburg and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) throughout China. Other roles have included The Duke in Rigoletto with Opera Holland Park, Opera Australia, West Australian Opera and the State Theatres of Karlsruhe and Mainz; Turiddu, Cavaradossi and Carlo VII in Verdi’s Joan of Arc for Theater Bielefeld and Jason in Médée for Theater Bielefeld and the Mainz State Theatre.