Australian Singing Competition - Winners

Marianne Mathy Scholarship,
Winners of 'The Mathy' –
IFAC Handa
Australian Singing Competition

2017 WINNER

FILIPE MANU

TENOR, 24, NZ

Filipe Manu holds a BMus and a PGDip with Distinction from the University of Waikato where he studied under the direction of Dame Malvina Major. A former Dame Malvina Major Emerging Artist with the New Zealand Opera Company, Filipe has achieved notable success in aria competitions nationally, a recent highlight being in the prestigious Lexus Song Quest and NZ Aria, in which he was placed 2nd for both. Alongside balancing a busy performance schedule across the country, Filipe works as a volunteer for the Duffy Foundation “Books in Schools” project and is honoured to be one of the inaugural singers in the Dame Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Singers’ Development programme.

In September of this year, Filipe will commence studies at the Guildhall School of Music in London in the Opera Studies stream where he will learn from Yvonne Kenny.

  • Marianne Mathy Scholarship
    • Audition Prize from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Center
    • Fine Music 102.5 Recording Session
    • Lili Ussher Prize
    • Oral History Award
    • The Mathy
  • IVAI New York Scholarship
    • Nell Pascall Award
  • MOST® Audience Prize
  • Opera Australia Prize

Find out more about the Finalists and prizes and opportunities awarded

2017 Marianne Mathy Scholarship Winner - Filipe Manu

Past Winners 'The Mathy'

2016 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Nicholas Tolputt

2015 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Maximilian Riebl

2015 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Maximilian Riebl

2014 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Isabella Moore

2013 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Jade Moffat

2012 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Anna Dowsley

2011 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Emma Moore

2010 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Rachel Bate

2009 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Sam Roberts-Smith

2008 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Sitiveni Talei

2007 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Emily Blanché

2006 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Duncan Rock

2005 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Anita Watson

2004 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Emma Pearson

2003 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Jessica Pratt

2002 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Katharine Tier

2001 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Rejielli Sheperd-Paulo

2000 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Rachelle Durkin

1999 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Janette Zilioli

1998 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship
IFAC AUSTRALIAN SINGING COMPETITION

Goknur Shanal

1997 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Alexandra Sherman

1996 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Rebecca Nash

1995 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Natalie Christieè

1994 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

David Quah

1993 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Amelia Farrugian

1992 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Jason Barry-Smith

1991 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Stuart Skelton

1990 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Christina Wilson

1989 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Clare Gormley

1988 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Joanna Cole

1987 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Paul Whelan

1986 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Fiona Janes

1985 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

David Lemke

1984 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Miriam Gormley

1983 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Jeffrey Black

1982 WINNER
Marianne Mathy Scholarship

Nicola Waite

Past Winners
'The Mathy'

2016
Nicholas Tolputt

counter tenor, VIC

2015
Maximilian Riebl

counter tenor, VIC

2014
Isabella Moore

soprano, NZ

2013
Jade Moffat

mezzo-soprano, NSW

2012
Anna Dowsley

mezzo-soprano, NSW

2011
Emma Moore

soprano, NSW

2010
Rachel Bate

soprano, NSW

2009
Sam Roberts-Smith

baritone, NSW

2008
Sitiveni Talei

baritone, WA

2007
Emily Blanch

soprano, VIC

2006
Duncan Rock

baritone, WA

2005
Anita Watson

soprano, NSW

2004
Emma Pearson

soprano, WA

2003
Jessica Pratt

soprano, NSW

2002
Katharine Tier

mezzo-soprano, NSW

2001
Rejielli Sheperd-Paulo

soprano, VIC

2000
Rachelle Durkin

soprano, WA

1999
Janette Zilioli

soprano, NSW

1998
Goknur Shanal

soprano, NSW

1997
Alexandra Sherman

mezzo-soprano, VIC

1996
Rebecca Nash

soprano, VIC

1995
Natalie Christie

soprano, VIC

1994
David Quah

tenor, QLD

1993
Amelia Farrugia

soprano, NSW

1992
Jason Barry-Smith

baritone, QLD

1991
Stuart Skelton

tenor, NSW

1990
Christina Wilson

mezzo-soprano, ACT

1989
Clare Gormley

soprano, QLD

1988
Joanna Cole

soprano, QLD

1987
Paul Whelan

bass-baritone, NZ

1986
Fiona Janes

mezzo-soprano, NSW

1985
David Lemke

baritone, VIC

1984
Miriam Gormley

soprano, QLD

1983
Jeffrey Black

baritone, QLD

1982
Nicola Waite

soprano, NZ

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2016: Nicholas Tolputt

2016: Nicholas Tolputt 

Nicholas Tolputt is our 2016 Marianne Mathy Scholarship Winner. In this video, Counter tenor Nicholas Tolputt performs “Stille amare” from Handel’s "Tolomeo" at the Finals Concert of the 2016 IFAC Australian Singing Competition, held in the Concert Hall of The Concourse, Chatswood, on Thursday 18th August 2016.

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