Lotte Betts-Dean

Performer's Story

Lotte received her BMus in 2012 from Melbourne University and is currently completing a
Fellowship at ANAM, focusing on art song performance. Lotte is a versatile vocalist who has appeared as soloist with several ensembles and is featured on La Compania’s most
recent album.

Equally at home in art song, opera, chamber music, new music, early music and oratorio, her stage experience includes several principal roles with Victorian Opera, and numerous solo recitals at various festivals following her acclaimed recital debut at the 2013
Peninsula Summer Music Festival.

Her concert repertoire includes Elgar’s Sea
Pictures, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, several Haydn masses and
Mendelssohn’s Elijah among others. Recent performance highlights include her North
American concert debut with Atlanta ensemble Chamber Cartel in Boulez’ Le Marteau sans Maitre and the national tour of Timeline with ACO/The Presets. Competition highlights include winning the MCM Acclaim Italian Opera Fellowship allowing her to spend last month studying in Italy, first prize in the 2012 RMP Aria and Armstead Award, runner up in the 2013 Great Romantics Competition and the 2012 Mietta Song Competition.

She will soon appear as Elsa in the world premiere of Mayakovsky with the Sydney Chamber Opera before relocating to London to commence a Masters at the Royal Academy of Music.