Fiona Campbell is one of Australia’s most versatile and beloved classical singers - a producer, ABC presenter, accomplished international performer, recitalist and recording artist. Winner of the national Limelight Award for Best Solo Performance 2011 (with the ABO in their Haunting Handel concert series), vocal winner of the ABC Young Performer of the Year Award and the ASC Opera Awards, Fiona has consistently received wide critical acclaim for her powerful performances and exquisite musicianship.
Her international collaborators have included 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 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 the renowned international soprano.
Fiona has recorded many recitals and 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 Cantatas and Just Classics 2 (ABC Classic).
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 (Tannhäuser), Ruggiero (Alcina), Idamante (Idomeneo), Vagaus (Juditha Triumphans), Erisbe (L'Ormindo), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly); she was nominated for a Helpmann Award for her portrayal of Cherubino in (Le nozze di Figaro).
Fiona was a featured artist in Musica Viva’s Huntingdon Festival and has been a soloist in the ACO’s legendary performances of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.
In 2019, Fiona continued a busy performance schedule, including the world premiere of Ned Kelly for Perth Festival, St Matthew’s Passion for WASO, Sweeney Todd for West Australian Opera, and appeared as soloist with the Australia Ensemble, Melbourne Symphony and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.