Concert MC, Narrator
A familiar voice across Australia, Damien joined the ABC in 1999 after music studies at Adelaide’s Elder Conservatorium and in London. Presenter, ABC Classic Evenings, Damien’s in demand as MC, guest speaker and performer. He was invited by NSW Governor, Dame Marie Bashir to MC her Gala Farewell at the Sydney Opera House. He has represented and presented productions for Opera Australia including Carmen on the Big Screen; Carmen in Taiwan and Brett Dean’s Bliss in Edinburgh, Opera in the Domain and Opera for Flood Relief. Damien has a long association with the AFCM, from broadcasting and performing with Piers Lane, Goldner String Quartet, Michael Collins and Jack Liebeck in Strauss’ Enoch Arden, Cardy's Snow Queen, Stravinsky's Soldier's Tale to Martin Wesley-Smith's Pip!