Opera Singer


“Amanda revealed a marvelous sense of humor while singing her fiendishly difficult coloratura passages with ease and beauty.”-Peter Birch, The Australian


“In the supporting role of the shepherdess Dorinda, Amanda Colliver was scintillatingly triumphant”

David Gyger, Oz Opera


“Amanda Colliver is a wondrously gauche and graceless Eurydice, with a supple, agile, bright toned soprano”-Neville Cohn, The West Australian


“The role of Tessa was admirably played by Amanda Colliver whose mobile face and agile body matched her sweet, lyric voice”- Bronwyn Halls, The Open Stage


“Colliver delivered a one-woman tour de force in her performance, alternating between keen storyteller, the protagonist Kannagi her antithesis Madhavi, and the devastating force of Kali. Her arias included aspects of coloratura and Sprechstimme, in short the full gamut of vocal and narrative devices”- Dr Chang Tou Liang, The Straits Times

This beautiful, sweet voiced soprano from Melbourne has finally come up with an Euridice worthy of Orpheus’ heartfelt devotion”-Brian Hoad, The Bulletin


“Amanda Colliver looks classically beautiful, as the myth suggests, and her singing made for another successful performance”-Peter Morrison, The Australian Jewish News


“In many ways it was Amanda Colliver’s night as the ever-present shepherdess Dorinda as she threw herself around the stage, leapt onto cars and generally had a ball”- Michael Easton, Opera news


“The most effective and musical performance of the night comes from Amanda Colliver as the pastoral ‘fall girl’ Dorinda”- Jill Sykes, The Sydney Morning Herald


“The performance of the evening goes to Amanda Colliver’s Dorinda. She is funny, moving and rebellious and attacks the vocal embellishments with the right mix of characterization and showy musical display”-John Slavin, Opera-Opera


“Colliver brought credible point and meaning to everything she sang. The force of her personality and considerable vocal skill made her the star of the evening”-Neville Cohn, Arts and Entertainment