Silvie Paladino has established herself as one of Australia’s most versatile and talented entertainers.
During 1989, Silvie was offered the role of Eponine in Les Miserables, an exciting opportunity for an eighteen year old. She continued performing the role for a further twelve months touring Australia and New Zealand to critical acclaim. She received the same recognition in 1992 when she accepted an invitation to perform the role of Eponine on the West End in the London production of Les Miserables. In 1997, Silvie was invited to return to London where she performed the role of Fantine in Les Miserables for a successful two-year season.
Silvie’s other Australasian credits include her one-woman show Silvie Paladino Sings Streisand (Green Room Award nomination), the role of Jeannie in Hair, Grizabella in the Australian and Asian tour of Cats, Ellen in Cameron Mackintosh’s Australian premiere of Miss Saigon, Donna in the smash hit Mamma Mia!, Rita in the world premiere of Sideshow Alley and Clara in Stephen Sondheim’s Passion at the Arts Centre, Melbourne. For The Production Company she has starred in The King and I and as Florence in Chess (Green Room Award and Helpmann Award nomination).
Apart from her theatrical credits, she is well known to Australian audiences through her regular television appearances including Carols by Candlelight for the Nine Network.
She has also featured at many special events such as the world-wide telecast of the Rugby League Grand Final, the Australian Football League Grand Final, Boxing Day Cricket Test and a concert in Beijing as part of the 2008 Olympics. She most recently performed at the opening ceremony for the 2013 Asia Pacific Special Olympics.
Silvie’s concert performances include lead artist with symphony orchestras throughout Australia. She has also toured with international singer Patrizio Buanne and performed for celebrated theatrical composers, Stephen Schwartz and Stephen Sondheim.
Silvie’s CD releases include Silvie Paladino Sings Streisand, Silvie Paladino – Christmas List, On My Own, When You Believe, I Give You My Heart (recorded with the Melbourne Staff Band of the Salvation Army) and most recently O'Holy Night, also recorded with the Melbourne Staff Band and the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir.
In July 2015 Silvie performed at the O2 Arena London, as part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations of the Salvation Army.
Silvie's new album - O'Holy Night with The Melbourne Staff Band of The Salvation Army is available now, MSBshop.com.au and iTunes