katharine.

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Soprano Katharine Dain performs opera, chamber music, orchestral repertoire, and oratorio on international stages and is a probing curator and collaborator on many kinds of creative projects. Recent seasons include performances of Mozart Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze) and Don Giovanni (Donna Anna) in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Hungary, and Ecuador, engagements with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and Antwerp Symphony, and repeat invitations to chamber music and song festivals throughout Europe.

 

Her 2020 lockdown disc Regards sur l’Infini, a palindromic program of songs by Messiaen, Debussy, Delbos, Dutilleux, and Saariaho recorded with pianist Sam Armstrong, has been lavishly praised in the press: “memorable …  intriguing … an extraordinarily polished and thought-through disc” (The Guardian); “a stunning album … ecstatic pianism, stratospheric outbursts, sultry sighs and pure beauty … breathtaking” (NRC).

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fearless ... beautifully controlled ... exquisite

—Gramophone