Kelly Lim Harris (SGCNZ NSSP 2012, SGCNZ YSC 2013)

Young New Zealand entertainer Kelly Lim Harris is known for her captivating stage presence, pearlescent vocals, and remarkable versatility.

She is best known as a beloved Resident Artist with Operatunity Concerts and Travel, reaching over 70,000 concertgoers a year, presenting national tours spanning pop, opera, musical theatre, big band and beyond.

Kelly is also lucky enough to host many of Operatunity’s luxury musical tours. 2023-2024 will see Kelly host trips to France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Bali, and Australia.

Outside of Operatunity, Kelly has performed with New Zealand Opera, the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Auckland Music Theatre, Proudly Asian Theatre, Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ at the Globe Theatre London, worked on screen projects, and as a voiceover artist. In 2023 she began recording work as the voice of ‘Eel’ for a new musical – Hana the Glowworm, a collaboration between the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and Angel Star Publishing.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Music and Arts in Classical Voice Performance and European Studies from the University of Auckland where she received several scholarships including the Palazzo Italia Scholarship funding her studies in Venice, Italy.