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bethany horak-hallett - mezzo soprano

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British mezzo-soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett read Music at Leeds University where she went on to gain a Masters in Music Performance followed by a Masters in Vocal Studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. She now studies with John Evans and is a Rising Star of the Enlightenment.

Bethany’s opera engagements have included Kitchen Boy Rusalka for Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester / Robin Ticciati; Cupid Venus and Adonis, Venere Il Ballo delle Ingrate and Enchanted Lady  in Caccini La Liberazione di Ruggiero at the Brighton Early Music Festival; Cherubino Le Nozze di Figaro with the Merry Opera Company, Dorabella Cosi fan Tutte with London Young Sinfonia, Taa in Lewis Coenen-Rowe Collision at the Grimebourne Festival and Nerone L’Incoronazione di Poppea at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.

On the concert platform Bethany has appeared with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment singing Bach cantatas directed by Steven Devine and Elijah with Masaaki Suzuki. She has performed Cupid in John Eccles Semele with the Academy of Ancient Music / Julian Perkins, Terry Riley In C with the London Contemporary Orchestra / Robert Ames and film music by Bryan Tyler with The Philharmonia conducted by the composer.

As a recitalist Bethany has performed a wide range of repertoire including first performances of works by Jeffrey Joseph, John Sturt, Thomas Hewitt Jones and Tim Hamilton.

Bethany’s plans include Soeur Mathilde Les Dialogues des Carmelites at Glyndebourne and an international tour of the St Matthew Passion with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment / Mark Padmore.