Born in Calgary, Canada, Andrea Hill earned a Bachelor of Music at McGill University and a Master of Music at the University of Maryland. In 2006 she participated in the Calgary Opera's Emerging Artist program, and from 2007 was a member of the Atelier Lyrique of the Opéra National de Paris.
Andrea Hill made her début at the Opéra National de Paris as Varvara in Janacek’s Katia Kabanova and has since returned to sing many roles, including Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, Diane in Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie, Krista in Janacek’s The Makropulos Affair, and Gymnasiast in Berg’s Lulu. Furthermore, she has sung Carmen at the Opéra de Tours, Dido at the Opéra Dijon, and Octavian at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées under the baton of Kurt Masur. A cast member of Patrice Chéreau’s final production – Strauss’s Elektra – she sang the Zweite Magd and Schleppeträgerin in Aix-en-Provence and at La Scala in Milan under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen, with whom she has also sung four roles in L’enfant et les sortilèges at the Royal Festival Hall in London.
This season sees Andrea singing Mallika in Delibes’s Lakmé with Calgary Opera, Dritte Magd and Schleppeträgerin in Elektra at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and Flora in Verdi’s Traviata at the Royal Opera House in London.