Elizabeth Campbell, a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, won the Elly Ameling Lieder Prize in the ‘s-Hertogenbosch Singing Competition, represented Australia in the Singer of the World Competition, Cardiff, and was awarded the Bayreuth Scholarship. International performances include Messiah at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s USA tour and recitals at the Wigmore Hall, Den Haag and Antwerp.
Recent engagements include Grimgerde/First Norn (The Ring Cycle) and Niobe/Nurse/Narrator (The Love of the Nightingale) for Opera Australia; Public Opinion (Orpheus in the Underworld), Herodias (Salome) and Amneris (Aida) for which she won a Helpmann Award for State Opera of South Australia; Klytaemnestra (Elektra) for Perth Festival; Beethoven Symphony No. 9 (Australian World Orchestra); Fricka (Das Rheingold) for Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra; and a special guest artist with the Adelaide Youth Orchestra in Elgar’s Sea Pictures and at the Woodend Festival. Elizabeth has also performed in the world premiere performances of Richard Mills’ Passion according to St Mark with the Tasmanian, West Australian and Queensland Symphony Orchestras.
Elizabeth’s recordings include State Opera of South Australia’s Ring Cycle, the Opera Australia’s Giulio Cesare and Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Elgar’s Sea Pictures with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis and Symphony No.9, and Banquo’s Buried (Vol.1 of the Anthology of Australian Song Series) for 2MBS.