past

2018

O schöne Nacht: concerts celebrating the release of Damask's album of quartets by Brahms, Herzogenberg, and Jenner on 7 Mountain Recordswith Damask Vocal Quartet and pianist Flore MerlinAmsterdam and The Hague, Netherlands
Gubaidulina: Hommage à T. S. Elliotwith Amsterdam and The Hague, Netherlands
Recital of Dylis Elwyn Edwards, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Howells, and Grieg with pianist Jocelyn Freemanpresented by the Machynlleth FestivalMachynlleth, Wales
Vivier: Kopernikus (Coloratura Soprano)with MeridionalisBuenos Aires, Argentina
Bernstein: Candide (Cunégonde)Banff CentreBanff, Canada
Recital of Schubert, Schumann, Chausson, Fauré, Purcell, and Britten
with baritone Kyle Ferrill and pianist Lydia Brown
presented by SongfestLos Angeles, California
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze)Opéra de MassyMassy, France
Handel: Dixit Dominuswith Cappella Amsterdam and Holland BaroqueAmsterdam, Utrecht, and The Hague, Netherlands
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze)Opéra de Rouen-NormandieRouen, France
Stockhausen: Stimmungpresented by Silbersee
Amsterdam, Netherlands
New Love: quartets of Brahms, Wadsworth, Rorem, Schumann, and Coriglianowith Damask Vocal Quartet and pianists Flore Merlin and Shuann Chai
The Hague, Netherlands
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze)Opéra Grand AvignonAvignon, France
Schoenberg: String Quartet #2with Cuarteto Quiroga
part of the first edition of the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Extending String Quartet: Voice
including works of Osvaldo Golijov and Caroline Shaw for soprano and string quartet
with Ragazze Quartet
part of the first edition of the String Quartet Biennale Amsterdam
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Konstanze)Opéra-Théâtre de Clermont-FerrandClermont-Ferrand, France

2017

Schubert: Mass in E-flat, D. 950with Vocaal Ensemble MUSA and Het Klassiek Collectief
Conductor: Peter Dijkstra
Amsterdam and Utrecht, Netherlands
O Schöne Nacht
a program featuring works of Brahms, Herzogenberg, and Jenner for vocal quartet and piano
with Damask Vocal Quartet and pianist Flore MerlinAmsterdam, The Hague, and Oudewater, Netherlands
Fauré: La Bonne Chanson for string quartet and pianowith the Carducci Quartet and pianist Tom PosterEastbourne, England
Debussy: Ariettes oubliées
Britten: On This Island
and songs of R. Strauss, Guastavino, and Gershwin
with pianist Tom PosterEastbourne, England
H. Holliger: Siebengesangwith Antwerp Symphony Orchestra and Cappella Amsterdam
Conductor: Heinz Holliger
Antwerp, Belgium
D. Kourliandsky: Innermost Man for soprano and chamber orchestrawith Asko|Schönberg
Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Romancero
a program featuring works of Schumann, Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and the world premiere of Cargamento de Sueños, an opera by Federico Mosquera Martinez
with Damask Vocal Quartet, pianist Flore Merlin, and guitarist Javier Ovejero MayoralAmsterdam and The Hague, Netherlands
Reich: Music for 18 Musicianswith LUDWIGAmsterdam, Netherlands
Recital tour featuring works of Purcell, Handel, Poulenc, Messiaen, Bizet, and Gershwinpresented by the Piatigorsky Foundation
with pianist Jeffrey Grossman
Wyoming, U.S.
Bach: Mass in B Minor BWV 232with Impromptu NYC
Conductor: Jeffrey Grossman
New York, U.S.
R. Strauss: songs and ariaswith pianist Florent Mourier
masterclasses and a recital as part of the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme
Snape, England
Recital featuring works of Haydn, Schubert, Brahms, Liszt, Hahn, and Poulencwith pianist Tom PosterClare, Suffolk, England
Orff: Carmina Buranapresented by Robeco Summer Nights in the Concertgebouw
with Koorbiennale Festivalkoor, Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, and pianists Lucas and Arthur Jussen
Conductor: Béni Csillag
Amsterdam, Netherlands
I'm a Stranger Here Myself
a narrated program featuring works of Stravinsky, Schönberg, Milhaud, Weill, and Rorem for vocal quartet
presented by the Koorbiennale
with Damask Vocal Quartet
Haarlem, Netherlands
R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (Marschallin)with Opera By RequestToronto, Canada
Sin and Expiation
a program featuring works of Saariaho, von Bingen, and the world premiere of Cilice, a cantata by Lewis Nielson
with Damask Vocal Quartet and Oerknal! New Music Collective
Conductor: Gregory Charette
Amsterdam and The Hague, Netherlands
Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244with King's College Choir and the Academy of Ancient Music
Conductor: Stephen Cleobury
Cambridge, England
Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244with Dudok Ensemble
Conductor: Johan Rooze
Amsterdam, Hilversum, and Bilthoven, Netherlands
#tristanisoldeA production featuring David Lang love fail and original staged work by three young maker teams, including If I Were a King's Son by Katharine Dain and Sven Hamerpagt, sound artist/guitaristAmsterdam, Netherlands
Bach: Johannes-Passion BWV 245with Brabants Kammerkoor and 't Kabinet
Conductor: Béni Csillag
's Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
The Literary World of Bob Dylan
a narrated program featuring works of Debussy, Ravel, Duparc, and Corigliano's Mr. Tambourine Man
with New European Ensemble and pianist Reinild MeesAmsterdam and The Hague, Netherlands
Works of Schumann, Brahms, Rorem, Weill, and MilhaudChamber Music Residency at Aldeburgh Music with Damask Vocal Quartet, including intensive coaching with Roger Vignoles and a final performance in Aldeburgh's Jubilee HallAldeburgh and Snape, England
Works of Schubert, R. Strauss, Mozart, and BrahmsWinter Intensive Residency at Songfest, including coaching with Graham Johnson, Sir Thomas Allen, Susanne Mentzer, and Stewart Robertson, culminating in two final performancesCalifornia, U.S.

2016 (highlights)

Elliot Carter: A Mirror on Which to Dwell for soprano and chamber orchestrawith the Nieuw Ensemble
Conductor: Ed Spanjaard
Amsterdam, Antwerp, & Arnhem
Louis Andriessen: Odysseus's Women/Anaïs Nin (Soprano I)a co-production of the Nieuw Amsterdams Peil, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, and Center for Contemporary Opera, New York
Stage Director: Jorinde Keesmaat
Amsterdam
Francis Poulenc: La Voix Humaine (Elle)Opera By Request
Pianist: William Shookhoff
Toronto
György Kurtág: Kafka FragmentsNJO Muziekzomer Festival
Violinist: Shin Sihan
Stage Director: Marc Krone
The Netherlands
Be With Me Now (Soprano I), a staged work featuring music of Mozart, Bellini, Stravinsky, Britten, Lambert, Wagner, and newly commissioned works by Daan Janssens and Vasco Mendonçaa co-production of Festival Aix-en-Provence, Dutch National Opera, Aldeburgh Music Festival, Polish National Opera (Warsaw), Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel (Brussels), LOD Music Theatre (Ghent), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon), and the Bayerisch Theater Akademie (Munich), under the auspices of the European Network of Opera Academies (ENOA)
Stage Director: Julien Fišera
Music Director: Manoj Kamps
Paris (Philharmonie), Brussels (La Monnaie), Aldeburgh (Aldeburgh Festival)
Sarah's Passion (Soprano), a staged work featuring music of Arvo Pärta co-production of Silbersee Opera and the Ragazze Quartet
Stage Director: Romain Bischoff
The Netherlands
Jan van de Putte: Pessoa Cyclus (world premiere)with Asko|Schönberg and Cappella Amsterdam
Conductor: Reinbert de Leeuw
Amsterdam (Concertgebouw Grote Zaal), The Netherlands

2015 (highlights)

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass
Mozart: Requiem
with the St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys and Orchestra of St. Luke's
Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha
New York
Luigi Nono: Il Canto Sospeso for soloists, choir & orchestraCoro e Sinfonia di Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Conductor: Roberto Abbaddo
Bologna
Sofia Gubaidulina: Hommage à T. S. Eliot for soprano and octet
Maurice Ravel: Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé for soprano and ensemble
West Cork Chamber Music FestivalBantry, Ireland
Gabriel Fauré: La Bonne Chanson for soprano, string quartet & pianowith the Carducci Quartet and pianist Julius DrakeHighnam, England
Recital: songs of Joseph Marx, Erich Korngold, and Richard Strausswith pianist Reinild MeesAmsterdam (Concertgebouw Kleine Zaal)
Gregory Spears: Virginiana, a cantata for vocal quartet & period instruments (world premiere)a co-commission of Damask Ensemble and New Vintage BaroqueThe Netherlands & New York

2014 (highlights)

Mozart: Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), concert performancewith Opera By Request
Music Director: William Shookhoff
Toronto
John Tavener: To a Child Dancing in the WindBantry, Ireland
Luigi Nono: Il Canto Sospeso for soloists, choir & orchestraHolland Festival
with Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg and Cappella Amsterdam
Conductor: Ingo Metzmacher
Amsterdam
Claude Vivier: Kopernikus (Coloratura Soprano)a co-production of Dutch National Opera and Silbersee Opera
Conductor: Romain Bischoff
Stage Director: Marcel Sijm
Amsterdam