Shanul Sharmas | From Rock To Opera | The Art Hunter | Episode 66 | Now LIVE

In this episode of The Art Hunter, David Hunt talks to Tenor Shanul Sharmas about his journey from Rock and Roll to Opera.

Indian-born tenor Shanul Sharma began as a heavy metal vocalist releasing three studio albums. He made his debut with Opera Australia as Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola, and has since sung Il Conte di Libenskof in Il viaggio a Reims, The Student in The Ghost Sonata, and has featured at Opera in the Domain.

Shanul has appeared as Libenskof for the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow and the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro; the title role of Mozart’s Mitridate, Re di Ponto, Vicenza; Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Lucca; Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Pavia; Lindoro in L’italiana in Algeri for Fondazione Rete, Italy; Rossini’s Stabat Mater at LaVerdi, Milan and Norwegian National Opera, Oslo; Florville in Il Signor Bruschino; the title role in Werther and tenor soloist in Mendelssohn’s Elijah.

Shanul holds an MA in Advanced Vocal Studies from the Wales International Academy of Voice, Cardiff, is winner of the Rossini International Award from Pesaro, Italy and alumnus of Opera Australia’s Moffatt Oxenbould Young Artist Program 2018-2021


In The Art Hunter, David Hunt explores the artist with an in-depth look into their background; where they came from, the type and work they do, their latest work, and where they see the future.

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David Hunt

David Hunt is The Art Hunter and is dedicated to interviews with artists of various disciplines - from visual arts to theatre; from writers to actors; from gallery curators to dancers. His aim is to showcase all aspects of the arts, with up close and personal in-depth conversations. David Hunt’s love for the arts and his friendship with so many artists as a presenter/producer of a weekly arts program on JOY 94.9 - Sunday Arts Magazine, which has been running for over six years. David is always on the “Hunt” for new & emerging artists. He is very grateful that he has been given this opportunity to support the arts. David’s background over the past 30 years, was with international & local record companies, in senior management roles - publicity, promotions, marketing. With EMI, Virgin, BMG & MDS (an offshoot of Mushroom), plus his own PR/Marketing company. Looking after some of the biggest international & local names in the industry.

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