Bethany Hill



Bethany Hill is a versatile and critically acclaimed operatic soprano based in Australia. She aspires to approach a variety of musical genres with fresh ears and an open mind, and delights in the evocation of emotional response from audiences through her performances.

Comfortable on the stage and as a recitalist, Bethany has performed with The Song Company, Juilliard 415,  Ludovico’s Band, Co-Opera, Gertrude Opera, Various People Inc., Mopoke Theatre, Ensemble Galante, Adelaide Baroque, The Firm New Music, and the award-winning Adelaide Chamber Singers.

Operatic roles include Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) Dorabella (Cosi Fan Tutte), Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Sesto (La Clemenza di Tito), Lucy (The Telephone), Pitti-Sing (The Mikado), and Belinda (Dido & Aeneas). Most recently she performed Frau in Schönberg’s Erwartung.

In 2018 Bethany made her principal debut with State Opera Of South Australia as Dido in Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas. Earlier this year she sang the role of Mercedes for Carmen in the Square.

Bethany appears frequently in the Adelaide Festival, and favourite performances include Barrie Kosky’s Helpmann Award-winning production of Handel’s Saul (Glyndebourne and State Opera of South Australia, 2017), and premiering Patch Theatre’s Can You Hear Colour? (2018), which she co-created.


Kate Pinkerton – Madama Butterfly (2019)
Pitti-Sing – The Mikado (2019)
Dido – Dido & Aeneas (2018)



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3 days ago

State Opera South Australia

Week 1 of rehearsals for Summer of the 17th doll done and dusted!

Tickets still available for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll at Her Majesty's Theatre 14-20 November:

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John Mather

These photos are a great advertisement

Summer of the 17th Doll. ....... what memories. It must be 40 years since seeing it for the first time.

Can’t wait to see and hear this terrific cast! 🎶🎉

Love the set. Can’t wait to see it.

Looks fabulous


Looking forward to this.

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Part of the thrill of Seventeenth Doll, like any great opera, is the ensemble writing for the singers - Anthony Hunt Delves into the ensemble writing in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Richard Mills.

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll comes to Her Majesty's Theatre from 14-20 November:
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Antoinette Halloran performed from her balcony in quarantine on the weekend for 9 News Adelaide!

Antoinette plays Olive in Summer of the Seventeenth Doll from 14-20 Nov at Her Majesty's Theatre:
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1 week ago

State Opera South Australia

First day of Summer of the Seventeenth Doll rehearsals with the whole team!

What a bunch of Kewpie pies.

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Throwback to day 12 of quarantine with Dimity Shepherd! We can't wait to have you and the rest of the artists in the studio TODAY for the first day of rehearsals for Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. ... See MoreSee Less

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very exciting and well deserved Dimity!! Say hi to my home town for me 🙂

Loving this!!!!

Yay!!! So excited for you!! Enjoy!

Go Dimza! ❤️

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