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Poised and confident, Heather Hill has a career covering a broad spectrum of appearances in opera, oratorio, concert stage, television and film.

Recent and upcoming: Until recently, Ms. Hill continued her activity on Broadway where she made her debut as Carlotta in the long-running musical, The Phantom of the Opera. She made her Alice Tully Hall debut with Robert Harris's New York première of Gloria with Distinguished Concerts International New York. Ms. Hill made her debut with the Missouri Symphony in their Hot Summer Nights Festival in a concert of opera classics this summer and debuted with the Landestheater Linz in the role of Clara in Porgy and Bess with a reprise at the Festival de Wiltz in Luxembourg.

On Broadway, Ms. Hill took on the role of Lily in the American Repertory Theater’s production of The Gerswhins’ Porgy and Bess which opened on Broadway The show subsequently received 10 Tony Nominations and two Awards. She made an unexpected debut as Serena stepping in for an ailing colleague and eventually sang a number of performances through to the end of the run. That season she was invited to sing with the Las Cruces Symphony in Carmina Burana.

She has sung with the Collegiate Chorale in Knickerbocker Holiday; made her debut with Little Opera Theater of New York as Ismene in Mozart’s Mitridate; toured with New York City Opera in Where the Wild Things Are in Outreach; also with The American Spirituals Ensemble; was presented in concert with Opera Exposures in The Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield Story.

Other engagements include covering the trouser role of Pip in the world premiere of Jake Heggie’s opera Moby-Dick with The Dallas Opera conducted by Patrick Summers; and made her Carnegie Hall debut in Carmina Burana and the Lord Nelson Mass with Distinguished Concerts International. She has sung with the Caramoor Summer Festival under the baton of Will Crutchfield covering the role of Adina in L’elisir d’Amore and also performed the role of Azema in Semiramide.

Ms. Hill was featured in recital with Opera Exposures in New York and added the role of Die Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte to her repertoire with The Bronx Opera. Other roles include: Dessie in Strange Fruit with New York City Opera Vox Series, Clara in Porgy and Bess on a European tour with Harlem Productions and Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail with Opera Colorado. Other roles include Achsah in Handel’s Joshua, Dionisia in the world premiere of La Curandera by Robert Xavier Rodríguez also with Opera Colorado, the title role in Semele, Galatea in Acis and Galatea, Bastienne in Bastien und Bastienne, La Princesse in L’enfant et les Sortileges; the roles of Model and Poet in Kurt Weill’s Firebrand of Florence in Alice Tully Hall and the Waitress in Ricky Ian Gordon’s concert version of The Grapes of Wrath in Carnegie Hall both with the Collegiate Chorale.

Honors and Awards

Heather is the recipient of the Allied Arts Award; the Liederkranz Foundation; and was awarded the Hans Hachmann Memorial Award. She was also a recipient of a Gerda Lissner Encouragement Award winner, a  Finalist in the Acadia Opera Competition, a Karl Schmid Memorial Award winner under the auspices of the Denver Lyric Opera Guild, a Micki Savin Award given by the Connecticut Opera Guild and was an Astral Career Grant recipient.

More on Heather Hill at: www.heatherhill.com


“Soprano soloist Heather Hill was exceptional in her role in the Domine Deus and Quomium tu solus sanctus movements. Her upper register was crystalline in its clarity and beauty, with an exquisitely controlled vibrato that was perfect for this work. This listener found the Qui tollis to be particularly compelling both harmonically and stylistically...”

– Robert Harris’s Gloria, Alice Tully Hall, DCINY



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