Portrait of Lyndon Terracini

Lyndon Terracini

Lyndon Terracini is the artistic director of Opera Australia.

In July 2000 he was appointed artistic director and CEO of the Queensland Music Festival and directed the 2001, 2003 and 2005 festivals. He was appointed artistic director/CEO of Brisbane Festival in 2005 and artistic director/CEO of Major Brisbane Festivals in November 2007.

Terracini has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Music Theatre by Central Queensland Universityand a a fellowship by the Music Fund of the Australia Council for the Arts. In 2001, he was awarded an Honorary D. Univ. from Southern Cross University and in July 2005 he was awarded the Dame Elisabeth Murdoch Cultural Leadership Award by Australian Business Arts Foundation.

He was also a member of the international jury for the Venice Biennale for Music and Savonlinna Opera Festival, and delivered the 2011 Peggy Glanville-Hicks Address.