Olivia studied a double degree of Bachelor of Music and Arts at the University of Melbourne. In 2012, she was selected as one of only eight singers to be awarded a scholarship for Melbourne University’s inaugural Master of Music (Opera Performance), a two-year postgraduate opera performance degree.
Whilst undertaking her Masters, Olivia was accepted to the position of Developing Artist with Victorian Opera where she made her debut for the company playing the role of Gossip in Angelique, since then she has performed as soloist in many productions including the world premiere of The Magic Pudding.
Olivia went on to work with various companies throughout Australia. Most recently, for Opera Australia performing the roles of Ortlinde in Die Wälkure, Countess in The Marriage of Figaro and returned to City of Stonnington as Mimi in La Bohème where she previously sang the role of Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly. Olivia has performed as a soloist for the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and the Murray River International Music Festival in Mildura.
Olivia’s notable achievements include runner-up in the Herald Sun Aria 2017, and at the 2014 Italian Opera Foundation Awards Olivia was also recently awarded the Australian Opera Auditions Committee’s Opera Scholarship and in 2020 was an ensemble member with the Vienna State Opera, performing as a soloist in their 2019/2020 season after which she returns back to Australia to perform in the Brisbane Ring Cycle.