Henkell Family Fund


Victorian Opera

Victorian Opera is committed to presenting new opera each year and engaging the widest possible audience with accessible ticket pricing and regional touring. Victorian Opera is also committed to collaborating and co-producing with different partners (including Malthouse Theatre as well as festivals and other opera companies) and also maintains a vibrant education program. The company nurtures Victorian Youth Opera, a strong youth development initiative, and presents popular community events such as Sing Your Own Opera.

As Victoria's state opera company Victorian Opera has a unique role; to present professional opera in Victoria; maintain a commissioning program for new Australian work; create more employment and professional development opportunities for Victorian opera artists; and provide access to touring productions for regional Victorians. Victorian Opera has also established and maintains the only professional chorus in Victoria


Cultural Support

Abbotsford Convent
Australian Bach Society
Australian International Opera Awards
Australian National Academy Of Music
Australian Youth Orchestra
Dame Nellie Melba Opera Trust
Lieder Society of Victoria
Lyric Opera
Melbourne Bach Choir
Melbourne Opera Company
Melbourne Recital Centre
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Mietta Song Award
More Than Opera Ltd.
MTO German-Australian Opera Grant
Opera Australia
Opera Foundation Australia
Opera Scholars Australia
Opera Studio Melbourne
Opera Society
Orchestra Victoria
Royal Melbourne Philharmonic
The Arts Centre
The Wagner Society
Victorian Opera
3MBS (Classic Radio)

German Australian Community Support

Deutsche Schule Melbourne
German-Australian Welfare Society
German Lutheran Trinity Church

Hardship Relief

CanTeen (Supporting Young People Living with Cancer)
Martin Luther Homes (Aged Care)
Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
Tabulam & Templer Homes (Aged Care)
The Lost Dogs' Home
Very Special Kids