Opera Van Diemensland


A few concerts coming up with The Austra



From OPERA & Music Theatre

Featuring the incredible international Artist and Opera Australia regular, Tenor, Martin Thomas Buckingham, joined on stage by a host brilliant young singers, including award winners and rising stars. This combination make for an afternoon full of energy, anticipation and fun!  Our show takes highlights from some of the most well known operas and musicals of the last 100 years and weaves them into a sometimes bazar yet classical setting, with a finale guaranteed to have you on your feet begging for more!


Ballarat, Creswick, Gisborne, 

Malmsbury, Newham, Talbot & Trentham.

Program includes music from:

 The Barber of Seville,   Carmen, ‘Au fond du temple saint’ from The Pearlfishers, Tosca & Turandot.


(Opera van Diemensland reserve the right to change the line-up of artists and content of material)       

Martin began his studies as an actor and on the Music Theatre stage. He graduated from the Australian Institute of Music on full scholarship with a Bachelor of Music Theatre with 1st class honours. He later attended Charles Sturt University on a Commonwealth Scholarship obtaining a Masters in Visual and Performing Arts. After a short time at the Sydney Conservatorium Opera Studio, Martin, in 2008, began his work with Opera Australia. In his initial 4 years with the company, Martin appeared in over 40 productions, covering and performing some 13 assorted roles.

Operatic Roles performed with Opera Australia include; Alfredo in La Traviata, Rodolfo in La Boheme, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.

Martin has appeared in the Edinburgh, Melbourne and Sydney Festivals, toured The United Kingdom, Europe, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, The Northern Territory and Western Australia, performed as soloist with the Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Strathfield, Penrith and Willoughby Symphony Orchestras; Orchestra Victoria, Sydney Youth Orchestra, Newcastle Festival Opera, Opera Australia, Pacific Opera, Opera Van Diemensland, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs and The Australian Tenors.