Stuart Skelton
Stuart Skelton in August 2013
Born1968 (age 52–53)
Sydney, Australia
OccupationOpera singer (tenor)

Stuart Skelton (born 1968 in Sydney) is an Australian operatic heldentenor.[1] In 2016 he opened the Metropolitan Opera season with Nina Stemme in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.


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Studio concert recordings

Live opera recordings


Skelton won the Best Male Performer in a Supporting Role in an Opera at the 5th Helpmann Awards in 2005 for his Siegmund in Wagner's Ring Cycle at the State Opera of South Australia, and the Helpmann Award for Best Male Performer in an Opera in 2010 for his title role in Peter Grimes for Opera Australia.

International Opera Awards

The International Opera Awards is an annual awards ceremony honouring excellence in opera around the world.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014[3] himself Male Singer of the Year Won

AIR Awards

The Australian Independent Record Awards (commonly known informally as AIR Awards) is an annual awards night to recognise, promote and celebrate the success of Australia's Independent Music sector.

Year Nominee / work Award Result
AIR Awards of 2020[4] Asher FischTristan und Isolde Best Independent Classical Album Nominated


  1. ^ "Singer's heroism stops short of naked roles" by Harriet Cunningham, The Sydney Morning Herald, 30 November 2012
  2. ^ "Britten; Peter Grimes, Op.33". Chandos. Chandos. Retrieved 27 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Opera Awards 2014". The International Opera Awards. Archived from the original on 12 April 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014.
  4. ^ "2020 AIR Awards Nominees". scenestr. 7 July 2020. Retrieved 8 August 2020.