Bethany is a London-based soprano who balances a busy schedule of professional solo work, choral singing and teaching. Bethany currently sings with a number of the finest professional choirs, including The Tallis Scholars (Peter Phillips), Polyphony (Stephen Layton), The Gabrieli Consort (Paul McCreesh), Le Concert D’Astree (Emmanuelle Haim), The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Choir, Ludus Baroque, and Tenebrae (Nigel Short) with whom she is an Associate Artist. Bethany is a founding member of Baroque ensemble, Amici Voices, which specialises in one-per-part performances of Bach. With Amici Voices Bethany has performed in Slovakia, and at the London Bach Festival in St George’s Hanover Square.

Bethany began singing as a chorister at Exeter Cathedral. She went on to study music at Trinity College, Cambridge, where she was a choral scholar under Stephen Layton for three years. During her studies Bethany was awarded a senior scholarship for academic excellence. Bethany progressed through the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, becoming a section leader and taking part in their inaugural professional fellowship programme which develops musical leadership and excellence. Bethany now returns to work with the younger choirs as a member of musical staff.

Bethany has recorded extensively with various groups and has appeared live on BBC Radio 3 concert broadcasts. Bethany enjoys performing as a soloist, and recent performances include Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle, Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate, Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, and Mozart’s Mass in C minor. Solo engagements this year include Bach’s St. John Passion, and St Matthew Passion, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Mendelssohn’s Elijah , Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri, Rutter Requiem, and Handel’s Dixit Dominus. Operatic roles have included Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia (Britten), Cobweb in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten), and Second Boy in The Magic Flute (Mozart). Bethany also has a keen interest in musical education and enjoys working as a peripatetic singing teacher at Highgate School and running vocal workshops with Tenebrae and Voces Cantabiles Music

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Bach St John Passion
Bach St Matthew Passion
Bach B Minor Mass
Bach Christmas Oratorio
Bach Magnificat
Buxtehude Membra Jesu Nostri
Brahms Requiem
Carrissimi Jephte
Faure Requiem
Handel Messiah
Handel Dixit Dominus
Haydn Nelson Mass
Mendelssohn Elijah
Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer
Mozart Mass in Cm
Mozart Requiem
Mozart Exsultate Jubilate
Poulenc Gloria
Purcell Ode to St Cecilia
Purcell Dido and Aeneas
Rutter Requiem
Rutter Magnificat
Rossini Petite Messe Solenelle
Schubert Mass in G
Vaughan Williams Mass in Gm