Krystal Macmillan has a Masters of Arts (Vocal Performance) from the Royal Academy of Music, London. She also holds a Bachelor of Music (Performance) and a Certificate IV in Music (Performance) from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia.
Krystal was born and raised in Perth, Western Australia and from a young age she was interested in music and performance, learning Ballet, Jazz, Tap dance, flute, piano and started singing lessons from the age of 15.
Krystal’s recent performances have included chorus in Grange Park Opera’s 2014 season of Britten’s Peter Grimes and Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades. Her roles have included Sandman in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Blanche in Poulenc’s Dialogues of the Carmelites, Susan in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement, Barbarina in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Seamstress in Williamson’s The Happy Prince, Mary Warren in Ward’s The Crucible (West Australian Premiere), Josephine in Gilbert and Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore (scenes), Mélisande in Debussy’s Pélleas et Mélisande (scenes), Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (scenes), Costanza in Handel’s Riccardo Primo (scenes), Rodelinda in Handel’s Rodelinda (scenes), Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro (scenes), Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo (scenes) and Miss Wordsworth in Britten’s Albert Herring (scenes).
Krystal’s concert performances include soprano soloist in Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Faure’s Requiem, Handel’s Messiah, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Monteverdi’s Magnificat, Christmas Vespers and Beatus Vir, Vaughn-William’s Serenade to Music, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle andPergolesi’s Magnificat.
She has also a member of the chorus in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin with Royal Academy Opera and took part in Britten’s Peter Grimes, Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana and Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci with the West Australian Opera Company.
Krystal’s future engagements will include covering the role of Clorinda in Rossini’s Cenerentola for Clapham Opera Festival and soprano soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Minehead Choral Society.