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Celeste Haworth - Mezzo Soprano

Biography

Celeste Haworth has been heralded as "enchanting"1, "ravishing to both eye and ear"2 and possessing "effortless coloratura"3. She has been lauded by critics and public alike for her performances in Europe, Asia and Australia.

A regular soloist with the State Theatre of Wiesbaden, Germany, and with the annual Wien Modern Festival in Vienna, Celeste has also had arias broadcast on ABC Classic FM and Fine Music 102.5 and performed extensively with renowned orchestras including the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, the Early Music Ensemble, the Deutsches Kammer Orchester, Wien Residenz Orchester and the Sydney Symphonietta.

In 2018 Celeste has returned to Australia to work as Offred in Poul Ruders’s opera The Handmaid’s Tale for the Yarra Valley Opera Festival, as Nella in Gianni Schicchi for Dr Handa and Opera Australia’s production in Tokyo (production since postponed) and as an Apprentice in Opera Australia’s Meistersinger von Nurnberg by Wagner, as well as perform as the alto soloist in several of Handel’s Messiah performances.

Celeste has also been a prize winner in this year’s Opera Scholarship Competition (The Sun Aria) and begun broadcasting as Drive and General radio presenter on Fine Music 102.5 FM in Sydney.

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Yarra Valley Opera Festival - The Handmaid's Tale

The handmaids tale at Yarra Valley Opera Festival Oct 2018