Samling Artists

Bethany Horak-Hallett

Mezzo-soprano, Samling Artist Programme: 2022

Bethany Horak-Hallett with Michael Sikich, Samling Artist Programme In Masterclass, Marchmont House Photo credit: Mark Pinder Photography

British mezzo-soprano Bethany Horak-Hallett read Music at Leeds University and went on to gain a Masters in Music Performance and a Masters in Vocal Studies at Trinity Laban Conservatoire. Bethany won second prize in the 2021 International Handel Singing Competition, and was a finalist in the 2020 Cesti Competition at the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music. She is 2019-2021 Rising Star of the Enlightenment.

Bethany’s opera engagements have included Kitchen Boy Rusalka (Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester); Woman Kát’a Kabanová (Glyndebourne); Cupid Venus and Adonis, Venere Il ballo delle ingrate and Enchanted Lady in Caccini La liberazione di Ruggiero (Brighton Early Music Festival); Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro (Merry Opera Company); Dorabella Così fan tutte (London Young Sinfonia); Second Witch Dido and Aeneas (Milton Abbey International Music Festival); Taa in Lewis Coenen-Rowe Collision (Grimebourne Festival) and Nerone L’incoronazione di Poppea (Trinity Laban Conservatoire).

Samling Institute for Young Artists is a leading global authority in the training of young voices.

Since 1996, the Samling Artist Programme has provided intensive residential masterclass weeks for early-career singers and pianists, followed by professional development and support through our activities and established networks.

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‘My time at Samling was transformational. There is no other programme like it that offers the chance to completely and fully immerse yourself in your art, and I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity.’

Samling Artist Bethany Horak-Hallett

Samling Institute for Young Artists is a leading global authority in the training of young voices.

Since 1996, the Samling Artist Programme has provided intensive residential masterclass weeks for early-career singers and pianists, followed by professional development and support through our activities and established networks.

Find out more
Samling Artist Programme | All Samling Artists