Fiona Campbell is one of Australia’s most versatile and beloved classical singers. A mother, producer and ABC presenter, accomplished international performer, recitalist and recording artist. Winner of the national Limelight Award for Best Solo Performance with the ABO in their Haunting Handel concert series, vocal winner of the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award 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 ACO, ABO, SSO, MSO, TSO, WASO, Australia Ensemble, ASQ, and with Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, WA Opera and Pinchgut Opera. 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, Grange Park Opera and Opera North.
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 in Tokyo and Cadogan Hall in London with renowned international Soprano.
Fiona has recorded many recitals with national broadcasts including 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 Just Classics 2 (ABC Classics).
Great critical acclaim has been received for her portrayals of favourite operatic roles, such as Angelina Cenerentola, Olga Eugene Onegin, Hansel Hansel and Gretel, Dorabella Cosi fan Tutte, Siebel Faust, Rosina Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Venus Tannhauser, Ruggiero Alcina, Idamante Idomeneo, Vagaus Juditha Triumphans, Erisbe L’Ormindo , Suzuki Madama Butterfly and she was nominated for a Helpmann Award for her portrayal of Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Her busy concert schedule has included works as varied as Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire with the Australia Ensemble, to producing an award winning show for FRINGEWORLD. Fiona has many years experience as a vocal teacher including UWA, MLC, as an external examiner for WAAPA and is very proud to be involved in WASO’s El-sistema inspired music education program Crescendo, which brings classical music into disadvantaged schools. Her busy concert schedule for 2017/18 will see her featured as a soloist in Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, New Zealand, Tasmania, touring with the ACO and a number of Principal roles with WA Opera. http://www.fionacampbell.com.au/
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