Australian soprano Miriam Gordon-Stewart has gained recognition across four continents for her powerful instrument and dramatic vulnerability, specializing in the repertoire of Wagner and Strauss. She has performed over 40 leading roles at major opera houses including the Sydney Opera House, Hamburg State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Châtelet (Paris), Korean National Opera and the Bayreuth Festival. She has also performed in concert with the Dresden Philharmonic, the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Lisbon and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. In 2015, Miriam co-founded Victory Hall Opera in Charlottesville, VA, where she is Artistic Director. She continues to perform both opera and concert repertoire around the world, and will made her debut in 2017 as Isolde in "Drugsong", a new work commissioned by VHO, featuring music from Wagner's "Tristan and Isolde."