Chloe Lankshear is an accomplished Sydney-based soprano who enjoys a varied career of performative mediums from operatic productions to classical contemporary recitals and commission premieres. Chloe has performed with State Opera South Australia and Pinchgut Opera, and has been a featured soloist with Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, and Bach Akademie Australia. She is also a Principal artist with The Song Company, and was permanent member of St James Choir Kings Street. She has performed alongside some of Australia’s best including David Greco, Andrew Goodwin, Taryn Fiebig, and Anna Dowsley.
Chloe’s debut lead operatic role was as Galatea in Ensemble Polypheme’s production of Acis and Galatea, directed by Australian soprano and founder of Pacific Opera, Christine Douglas. In 2020 Chloe was an artist in Pinchgut Opera’s Film ‘A Delicate Fire’, as well as their mini-series of recorded madrigals, and also recorded a ‘Behind Doors’ concert with classical guitarist Heathcliffe Auchinachie at Phoenix Central Park Studio. Chloe went on to be a featured artist with The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and with Pinchgut Opera in their December seasons.
Recently Chloe performed in the premiere of Paul Stanhope’s ‘Requiem’ at City Recital Hall, as well as Pinchgut Opera’s program of Monteverdi’s ‘Vespers’. She was also a featured artist with ACO for their program ‘Baroque Revelry’. In July 2021 Chloe was named Pinchgut Opera’s inaugural ‘Taryn Fiebig Scholar’ for 2021-23 and appeared in their production of Platee as ‘Clarine’ at the conclusion of 2021. In 2022, Chloe is a featured artist at Bendigo Chamber Festival, and will make her solo debut with Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. She is currently Pinchgut Opera’s inaugural ‘Taryn Fiebig Scholar’ for 2021-23.