Fiona Campbell - Mezzo soprano
Fiona Campbell is one of Australia’s most versatile and beloved classical singers. A mother, producer and ABC Classic FM guest presenter, accomplished international performer, recitalist and recording artist. Winner of the national Limelight Award for Best Solo Performance2011, with the ABO in their Haunting Handel concert series, vocal winner of the ABC Young Performer of the YearAward and the Opera Awards, in the prestigious Australian Singing Competition, Fiona has consistently received wide critical acclaim for her powerful performances and exquisite musicianship.
Fiona sings regularly as a principal artist with all of the major ensembles and orchestras in Australia including the Australian Chamber Orchestra, the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra, SSO, MSO, TSO and WASO, Pinchgut, WA Opera, Opera Queensland and Opera Australia. Her international collaborators include the Brodsky Quartet, Tokyo Philharmonic, Soloists of Royal Opera House Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Prague Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Euro-Asian Philharmonic, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Opera North, Opera Australia and the Choir of London.
Career highlights include singing several concerts with the legendary tenor José Carreras in Japan and Korea and as his special guest artist in Australia. Fiona has also been a touring favourite with Barbara Bonney, making her debut at Suntory Hall inTokyo and Cadogan Hall in London with renowned international Soprano.
Fiona has recorded many recitals with national broadcasts. Her discography includes her solo album Love & Loss, Baroque Duets, which features a world premiere recording of Handel (Vexations840), Classic 100 Opera, Mozart’s Idomeneo,Vivaldi’s Juditha Triumphans, Early French Cantata’s and JustClassics 2 (ABC Classics).
Her busy concert schedule has included works as varied as Schoenberg’s PierrotLunaire with the Australia Ensemble and directing a special program on newly commissioned arrangements with the Australian String Quartet. Fiona played the title role of Cinderella for Opera Queensland last year and is thrilled to continue performing an exciting array of roles and repertoire with the best ensembles in the country this year.