Bethany Hörst

2nd Prize Winner
2011 Brian Law Opera Competition

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Biography prepared by Renate Chartrand from information submitted by the artist with her application for the 10th Brian Law Opera Competition on 19 November 2011.

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Soprano Bethany Hörst, 28, was a member of Opera Lyra Ottawa’s Opera Studio last season. She performed as Mother/Witch in Hansel and Gretel and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte and placed First at the 2011 Studio Competition. In 2008 Bethany received her Master’s of Music degree in Literature and Performance from the University of Western Ontario where she sang in Albert Herring, Cosi fan tutte, The Merry Widow and Gianni Schicchi. For Opera Kitchener she played Fiordiligi in 2009. She was the First Place winner at the Conservatory Canada Vocal Competition in 2009 and International Aria Competition, Tennessee, in 2010.