Jessica O'Donoghue


Can art save us?


Art can definitely save us. It has saved me many times!

Short Bio

Jessica studied her BMus at Sydney University, Diploma of Opera at VCA & has over 20 years professional performing experience. She was a Young Artist with Opera Queensland where she performed as a principal artist and soloist for numerous operas, concerts, and national tours and spent four months as a guest Young Artist at The Royal Opera House Covent Garden (London) where she worked with some of the world’s best singers and conductors. In 2017 Jessica was awarded a Fellowship from AIM for Outstanding Achievements & Services to the Australian Music & Performing Arts Industry.

Jessica appears frequently with the elite new music group Sydney Chamber Opera Company and is a Principal Artist with the Song Company. She freelances regularly for various events, projects and festivals including guest performances at Carols in the Domain and singing the UK National Anthem at the SCG for the Ashes Cricket Series. She has featured at all the major Australian festivals including Sydney Festival, Vivid Sydney and Dark MOFO as well as multiple international festivals in Europe and Asia. In 2017 Jessica released her debut solo EP titled ‘Emerge’ to critical acclaim.

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