Australian Singing Competition - Winners

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

2015 WINNER

MAXIMILIAN RIEBL

COUNTER TENOR, 23, VIC

Australian-born counter tenor Maximilian Riebl engages in concert work and international competitions throughout Europe, Australia and the United Kingdom.

He began his professional stage career as a boy soprano at the age of ten and has since performed in concerts, operas and oratorios in the Royal Albert Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus and Musikverein, the Sydney Opera House, Hamer Hall and the Kammeroper.

Maximilian has worked with many of Australia's major philharmonic and baroque ensembles and a variety of consorts and baroque ensembles in Europe. His concert and operatic repertoire includes Bach's Johannes Passion, Magnificat and Mass in B minor, Handel's Messiah, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Vivaldi's Gloria, Nisi Dominus and Magnificat, Mozart's Requiem, Pergolesi's Stabat Mater, John Blow's Venus and Adonis and Purcell's Fairy Queen.

He has received top prizes in some of Australia's most prestigious vocal competitions and this year he was a semi-finalist in the international London Handel Singing Competition. Maximilian is currently completing an Honours degree in History at the University of Melbourne.

  • Marianne Mathy Scholarship
    • Audition Prize from Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Ryan Opera Center
    • Fine Music 102.5 Recording Session
    • Lili Ussher Prize
    • Neustein Resume Prize
    • Oral History Award
    • The Mathy

Find out more about the Finalists and prizes and opportunities awarded

2015 Marianne Mathy Scholarship Winner - Maximilian Riebl

Past Winners 'The Mathy'

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'

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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