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Eliza Brill Reed


Eliza Brill Reed is 12 years old and made her opera debut as Cobweb in Neil Armfield’s production of Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the 2021 Adelaide Festival, performing with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Since then, she has appeared in the chorus for State Opera South Australia’s Bohème on the Beach and with The Turn of the Screw makes her State Opera solo debut.

She has played many local theatre roles with Pelican Productions, Shane Davidson and Adelaide Youth Theatre, including Jane Banks in Mary Poppins, Flounder in The Little Mermaid and the title role in Matilda.

She is a member of the St Peter’s Girls’ School Chamber Choir and In-Ta Jazz vocal ensemble, and played the lead role of Caractacus Potts in Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang. At age 8, she took to the stage at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre as a vocal soloist for the South Australian primary schools’ Festival of Music, returning the following year. She trains in all forms of dance and is also learning to play piano, guitar and percussion. In 2020 she was honoured with a Young Composers Award from the South Australian chapter of the Australian Society of Music Education.

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