Winnie Nieh, Soprano

Engagements

2017

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | American Chamber Orchestra & Cathedral Choir, Robert Davis conducting

Dec 2, 2017 (Sat) | 7:00pm | Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ.  Free admission.

 

Mozart Requiem – soprano soloist | Harvard Summer Chorus & Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Michael Ostrzyga conducting

Jul 28 (Fri) | 8:00pm | Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (free admission)

Jul 30 (Sun) | 3:00pm | Peterborough Town House, Peterborough, NH (as part of the Monadnock Music Festival, artistic dir. Gil Rose)

 

Simonetta Vespucci (scene from Simonetta – new chamber opera by Dr. Larry Lipkis) | Litha Symphony Orchestra, Eric Hayslett – artistic director

Jul 15 (Sat) | 8:00pm | Church of the Holy Apostles, 296 9th Avenue, New York

 

Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 – soprano soloist | Groupmuse / Celloscape Collective
i. Aria (Cantilena)
ii. Dança (Martelo)

June 17 (Sat) | 7:30pm | Covo, 981 Mission Street, San Francisco.  Tickets available here.

 

Matt Boehler: it is enough – Soprano soloist | San Francisco Conservatory of Music – Board of Trustees meeting

June 7 (Wed) | Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco

 

Handel: Dixit Dominus & Ode for St. Cecilia’s Day – Soprano soloist | Marin Oratorio, Boyd Jarrell conducting

May 20 (Sat) 7:30pm & May 21, 2017 (Sun) 3:00pm | College of Marin Performing Arts Building, James Dunn Theater (835 College Ave, corner of Sir Francis Drake & Laurel Ave, Kentfield, CA)

Tickets are $20 general admission / $15 seniors & students

 

Matt Boehler: it is enough – Soprano soloist | San Francisco Conservatory of Music – joint master’s recital with Luke Mayernik

May 9, 2017 (Tues) | 8:00pm | Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, SF.  Cellist: Evan Kahn.  Free admission.

 

Handel: Messiah – Soprano soloist | Messiah Choral Society of Grand Junction, Scott Betts conducting

April 16, 2017 (Easter Sunday) | 2:30pm (following 1:45pm Informance) | Grand Junction High School Auditorium, 1400 N. 5th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado.  Free admission.

 

Peter Engelbert: Peace on Earth – Soprano soloist | San Francisco Conservatory of Music – Composition Department Recital

April 6, 2017 (Thurs) | 8pm | Sol Joseph Recital Hall, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, SF.  Pianist: Daniel de Togni.  Free admission.

 

Alex Stein & Little Opera students: Outlaws in Love – Fairy Godmother & Second Stepsister | Little Opera fundraising gala

March 22, 2017 (Wed) | 7-10pm | Osher Salon, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St, SF

Tickets available here.

 

World Premieres – Songs for Soprano & Cello | Hot Air Music Festival & Guerrilla Composers Guild

Cellist: Matt Schwede.  Composers: Nick Benavides, Bryan Lin, Matt Boehler, Aaron Gervais, Colin Martin, and Rita (Yumeng) Zhang.

March 5, 2017 (Sun) | 11am-1pm | San Francisco Conservatory of Music – Recital Hall, 50 Oak St, SF

Feb 12 2017 (Sun) | 7:30pm | Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St, San Francisco. Also featuring Lazuli String Quartet and Ignition Duo. Tickets available here.

 

2016

Guest Soloist | Long Island Consort, Conrad Chu conducting; Hsin-I Huang, pianist

Dec 10, 2016 (Sat) | 3:00-4:30pm | Bowne St. Community Church (), Queens, NY – Free admission

Bist du bei mir – Stölzel | En Prière – Fauré | O Holy Night – Adam | 四季歌 (Four Seasons Song) – Chinese (Qinghai) folk song | 繡荷包 (The Embroidered Purse) – Chinese (Shanxi) folk song

 

Handel: Messiah – Soprano soloist | American Chamber Orchestra & Cathedral Choir, Robert Davis conducting

Dec 3, 2016 (Sat) | 7:00pm | Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ

Free admission

 

Howells: Requiem – Soprano soloist | Lacuna Arts, Sven Edward Olbash conducting

Oct 28 (Fri) 8:00pm & Oct 30, 2016 (Sun) 4:00pm | St. Mary the Virgin, 2325 Union Street, San Francisco, CA. Tickets ($20) are available here.

 

Mozart: Requiem – Soprano soloist | West Village Chorale Summer Sing, John Maclay (The Choral Society of Grace Church) conducting

Aug 15, 2016 (Mon) | 7:30pm | Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South (at Thompson Street), New York, NY.  Admission $15, Students $10.

 

German and French Song Recital – Soprano soloist | Art Song Preservation Society of New York with Thomas Muraco, pianist

SCHUBERT‘s Im Frühling, Nacht und Träume, Der Musensohn, Sei mir gegrüsst, Die Männer sind méchant; WOLF‘s Der Knabe und das Immlein, Elfenlied, Das verlassene Mägdlein, Mausfallen-Sprüchlein, Nixe Binsefuss.

Two-hour recital also features Thomas Grubb (pianist), Emily D’Angelo (mezzo-soprano), Robert Brandt (baritone), Sahoko Sato Timpone (mezzo-soprano).  Tickets are $20, seniors and students $15.

May 15, 2016 (Sun) | 3:00pm | Christ & St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th Street), New York.

 

Belinda in Dido and Aeneas & She in King Arthur (Purcell double-bill) | Utopia Opera

Music Director/Conductor – Jason Wirth
Stage Director/Costumes/Lights – Eric Lamp
Co-Director/Production Concept/Dialogue Edit/Additional Dialogue/Narration – William Remmers

March 18 & 19, 2016 (Fri & Sat) | 7:30pm

March 20, 2016 (Sun) | 3:00pm

Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College, New York. Purchase tickets here.

 

Holst’s Four Songs for Voice and Violin & Vaughan Williams’ Along the Field – soprano soloist | Princeton Symphony Orchestra’s chamber series

with violinist Alexander Chaleff & poet Alexandra Zelman-Doring

Feb 28 (Sun) 2pm, Stonebridge at Montgomery, Skillman NJ

Feb 28 (Sun) 4:30pm, Institute for Advanced Study’s Wolfensohn Hall (1 Einstein Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540) – Reserve free tickets for 4:30 here

Jan 25 (Mon) 1pm, Monroe Township Library (4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831)

Jan 25 (Mon) 4pm, Princeton Windrows, Princeton NJ

Jan 24 (Sun) 4:30pm, Institute for Advanced Study’s Wolfensohn Hall  *Rescheduled due to snowstorm*

 

Handel’s O come chiare e belle excerpts (as Gloria) & Carissimi’s Justus germinabit sicut lilium (Cantus 1) | Amherst Early Music Winter Weekend Workshop

Jan 15-18, 2016 (MLK weekend) | Rutgers-Camden Fine Arts Building, 314 Linden St, Camden, NJ 08102

Working with Julianne Baird, Aaron Sheehan and Leon Schelhase

 

2015

Arvo Pärt’s Magnificat, Pierre Villette’s Hymne à la Vierge & David Conte’s arr. of Silent Night – Soprano soloist | Lacuna Arts Chorale (Old First Concerts series), Sven Edward Olbash conducting

Dec 11, 2015 (Fri) | 8:00pm | Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento (at Van Ness), San Francisco, CA

Program also includes Vincent Persichetti’s Mass, Christmas motets by Poulenc & other selections

 

Handel’s Messiah – Soprano soloist | American Chamber Orchestra & Cathedral Choir, Robert Davis conducting

Dec 5, 2015 (Sat) | 7:00pm | Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ

Free admission

 

Guest Soloist | Wu Yee Children’s Services annual fund-raising gala

Oct 22, 2015 (Thurs) | 6:00-9:30pm | Far East Cafe, 631 Grant Ave, San Francisco, CA

 

Selected Participant | Boston Early Music Festival masterclass with Christian Immler

June 11, 2015 (Thurs) | 2-4pm | Goethe-Institut Boston, 170 Beacon Street, Boston, MA

 

German Lieder Recital | Art Song Preservation Society of New York

May 10 (Sun) | 2pm | Opera America (330 7th Ave near 28th St), New York

Performing a Schubert Lieder set with Thomas Muraco at the piano

 

Soprano Soloist: Libby Larsen selections | “This Woman’s Work”: Art Song Preservation Society of New York Women’s History Month Recital

Mar 29 (Sun) | 3pm | Opera America (330 7th Ave near 28th St), New York

 

Second Woman & cover for Belinda (Dido and Aeneas) | New York Lyric Opera, Jorge Parodi conducting

Mar 21 (Sat) | 7:00pm | Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center, New York

Performing with Baroque orchestra. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Princess & cover for Fire (L’Enfant et les Sortilèges) | Utopia Opera

Winnie was called upon to sing Fire in addition to Princess on Mar 14

Conductor, Music & Stage Director, Choreographer: William Remmers

Mar 13-14, 2015 (Fri-Sat) evening | Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue), New York

Double bill of Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges and Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Zoo. Reserve tickets here.

 

Soprano | Marble Collegiate Church Choir, Ken Dake conducting

Feb 25, 2015 (Wed) | 8:00pm | Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall), 881 Seventh Ave, New York

Winnie is joining Marble Collegiate Church’s professional choir for this concert – “Where Peace Begins”. For tickets, please click here.

 

Zerlina (Don Giovanni) | Martina Arroyo Foundation

Demonstrating: Vedrai carino with Daniela Candillari, pianist

*postponed (originally Feb 6) | Our second Don Giovanni outreach at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, New York

 

2014

New York Judges’ Holiday Lunch – Soprano soloist | Martina Arroyo Foundation

Dec 16, 2014 (Tues)

Winnie performed with Daniela Candillari, pianist, for Justice Sotomayor and the NY Judges: Je suis encor (Manon), La Rose (Fauré) and Là ci darem la mano (Don Giovanni)

 

Monteverdi: Sì dolce è ‘l tormento (soprano soloist) and other selections | New York City Guitar Orchestra & Art Song Preservation Society of New York

Dec 13, 2014 (Sat) | 7:30pm | Cary Hall, DiMenna Center, 450 W. 37th St, New York

 

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | American Chamber Orchestra & Cathedral Choir, Robert Davis conducting

Dec 6, 2014 (Sat) | 7-10pm | Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ

 

Zerlina (Don Giovanni) | Martina Arroyo Foundation & Exploring the Arts

Demonstrating: Là ci darem la mano & Giovinette che fate all’amore with Benjamin Bloomfield, baritone & Daniela Candillari, pianist

Nov 25, 2014 (Tues) | Our first Don Giovanni outreach at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, New York

 

Simonetta Vespucci (Simonetta – new chamber opera by Dr. Larry Lipkis)

Nov 17, 2014 (Mon) | 8:00-9:00pm Showcase | Yeoryia Studios (Otello Room), 5th floor of Epic Security Building, 2067 Broadway near W71st St, New York

I’m performing the title role – a historical figure, the favorite model of the Italian Renaissance artist, Sandro Botticelli (featured in his famous painting, “The Birth of Venus”). Full Premiere is planned for later in NYC.

 

Elvira cover (L’Italiana in Algeri) | Utopia Opera

Conductor, Music & Stage Director: William Remmers

Nov 14 & 15, 2014 | 7:30pm | Ida K. Lang Recital Hall at Hunter College (695 Park Avenue), New York

Nov 21, 2014 (Fri) | 7:00pm – I’m performing Elvira in the cover performance at Studios 353 (353 W48th Street), New York. $10 admission. Space is limited, so please RSVP at info@utopiaopera.org.

 

If love were all (Bitter Sweet by Coward) | Opera Singers Initiative

Oct 14, 2014 (Tues) | 7:30pm ET | Caffe Vivaldi, 32 Jones St, New York

 

Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod | Film soundtrack for Christmas Wedding Baby

Now showing on Netflix. Premiered at AMC Theatre by Penn Station, New York on Sep 19, 2014 (Fri) at the Urbanworld Film Festival.

Writer/Producer/Director: Kiara C. Jones. Harpist: Riza Printup.

 

Die Gebüsche – Schubert | SongFest CONCERT: The Lieder of Franz Schubert – A Song Journey through A Life

Graham Johnson, pianist

June 26, 2014 (Thur) | 7:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

О, долго буду я (In the Silence of the Night) – Rachmaninoff | SongFest CONCERT: Voices of Russia (coached by Liza Stepanova) with Bethany Pietroniro, pianist

June 25, 2014 (Wed) | 5:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Man Eating & The Clearing – William Bolcom | William Bolcom – SongFest Masterclass: Briefly It Enters with Michael Stewart, pianist

June 21, 2014 (Sat) | 3:30-6pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Air Vif – Poulenc | Amy Burton – SongFest Masterclass: Francis Poulenc with Lucas Wong, pianist

June 19, 2014 (Thur) | 7-9pm PST | Mayman Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

The Silver Swan | John Musto & Amy Burton – SongFest Masterclass: The Songs of John Musto with Christina Giuca, pianist

June 18, 2014 (Wed) | 1-3:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Mignon und der Harfner – Schubert duet | Graham Johnson – SongFest Masterclass: Gesänge aus “Wilhelm Meister” (Goethe) with Collin Shay, countertenor & Dimitri Dover, pianist

June 18, 2014 (Wed) | 9-11:30am PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Der König in Thule – Schubert | Graham Johnson – SongFest Masterclass: Schubert (Women’s Songs I) with Gloria Kim, pianist

June 17, 2014 (Tue) | 9:30am-12pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Die Gebüsche – Schubert | Graham Johnson – SongFest Masterclass: Schubert (German Poets) with Elena Fomicheva, pianist

June 16, 2014 (Mon) | 9:30am-12pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Nacht und Träume | Sanford Sylvan – SongFest Masterclass: Twilight to Sunrise with Gloria Kim, pianist

June 13, 2014 (Fri) | 1-3:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Warble for Lilac-Time – Elliott Carter & Lilac-Time – Cyril Scott | SongFest CONCERT: An Evening of Songs by Elliott Carter and his Contemporaries (coached by Lucy Shelton) with Kathleen Tagg, pianist

June 11, 2014 (Wed) | 7:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

A Working Woman & All I Have | Libby Larsen – SongFest Masterclass: Cowboy Songs with Szu-Ying Huang, pianist

June 11, 2014 (Wed) | 3:30pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Aus Liebe (Bach’s St Matthew Passion) | Sanford Sylvan – SongFest Masterclass: Bach Passions with Szu-Ying Huang, pianist

June 9, 2014 (Mon) | 7:00pm PST | Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Even (Eve-Song) | Jake Heggie – SongFest Masterclass: Songs of Jake Heggie with Bethany Pietroniro, pianist

June 9, 2014 (Mon) | 1:15pm PST | Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

WORLD PREMIERE of Richard Festinger’s Incognito (unaccompanied) & Fauré‘s Vocalise with Christina Giuca, pianist | SongFest CONCERT: A Contemporary Vocal Playground (curated by Lucy Shelton)

*Watch here*

June 8, 2014 (Sun) | 4:00pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

La Rose – Fauré | Sanford Sylvan – SongFest Masterclass: Gabriel Fauré with Szu-Ying Huang, pianist

June 7, 2014 (Sat) | 1-3:30pm PST | Olive Rehearsal Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Joshua Winograde, Senior Director of Artistic Planning at LA Opera – SongFest Audition Class with Victoria Kirsch, pianist

June 5, 2014 (Thur) | 1-3pm PST | Thayer Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Gracia mía – Granados | Alan Smith – SongFest Masterclass: “La Maja”: Granados (Women) with Szu-Ying Huang, pianist

June 4, 2014 (Wed) | 6:30-9:00pm PST | Mayman Hall, Colburn School (200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA)

 

Professional Program Fellow | SongFest 2014

Accepted on full tuition merit scholarship

May 31-June 28, 2014 | Colburn School in Los Angeles, CA

 

Soprano Soloist: Schubert’s Goethe-Lieder | co-produced by DC Public Opera & Austrian Embassy – Cultural Forum

The celebrated art songs by Franz Schubert, set to the text of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, are woven together into a dramatic narrative that explores experiences of being an outsider in contemporary society.

Music Director – Nadezda Mijatovic-Sekicki

Stage Director – Jennifer Williams

Production Designer – Betsy Muller

May 23, 2014 (Fri) | 8:00pm | Austrian Cultural Forum at the Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Court, NW, Washington D.C.

Tickets: $25 general admission, $20 student/senior

 

Alleluia (Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate) | Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Queens

May 11, 2014 (Sun) | 11am – 12 noon | 147-54 Ash Ave in Queens, New York

 

National Finalist | New York Lyric Opera Theatre’s National Vocal Competition

Elizabeth Hastings, pianist

May 3, 2014 (Sat) | 8:00pm | Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall), 881 7th Ave on 58th St, New York

Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Elem Eley masterclass – Rastlose Liebe (Schubert) | Art Song Preservation Society of New York with Eric Sedgwick, pianist

Baritone Elem Eley won the 1996 Joy in Singing Award and is Professor of Voice at Westminster Choir College of Rider University

Apr 26, 2014 (Sat) | 1:00-4:30pm | Opera America (330 7th Ave near 28th St, New York), The Rehearsal Hall, Room 707

 

Rosina-Figaro duet “Dunque io son” (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) | Martina Arroyo Foundation‘s Role Preparation Program with Alex Boyd as Figaro & Ronald Land, pianist

Apr 24, 2014 (Thur) | 7:30pm | Liederkranz Foundation (6 E87th St), New York

Free admission

 

Lakmé in Flower Duet (Lakmé) & Susanna in “Sull’aria” duet (Le Nozze di Figaro) | Opera Singers Initiative & Camerata NYC, Richard Owen conducting

(N.B. same evening as Martina Arroyo Foundation’s recital)

Apr 24, 2014 (Thur) | 7:00pm (doors open 6:30) | Alvin Ailey, 405 West 55th St, New York

Tickets: $25 General Admission, $40 Couples

 

Finalist | Art Song Preservation Society of New York’s Vocal Arts Competition

Judged by world-renowned American soprano Benita Valente, French diction expert Thomas Grubb, and internationally accomplished piano collaborator Thomas Muraco.

Eric Sedgwick, pianist

Mar 29, 2014 (Sat) | 1:00pm | Opera America Auditorium (330 7th Ave near 28th St, 7th Floor), New York

 

Participant | Masterclass with Roger Vignoles with Eric Sedgwick, pianist

Roger Vignoles is an internationally acclaimed pianist/accompanist who has performed with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Kathleen Battle, Sir Thomas Allen and many more. (Masterclass organized by Daniela Candillari.)

Mar 22, 2014 (Sat) | 1:00pm | Opera America, New York

 

Master class with Cori Ellison – participant | Opera Singers Initiative

Ms. Ellison serves as Dramaturg at Glyndebourne Festival Opera and is on the Vocal Arts Faculty at The Juilliard School. (N.B. This event is not open to the public.)

Una voce poco fa (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) & Da tempeste (Giulio Cesare)

Mar 8, 2014 (Sat) | 2:30-5:30pm | Opera America (330 7th Ave near 28th St, 7th Floor), New York

 

Jaakko Mäntyjärvi: Canticum calamitatis maritimae – Soprano soloist | New Amsterdam Singers, Clara Longstreth conducting

Mar 7, 2014 (Fri) | 8:00pm | The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E88th Street (between 1st & 2nd Ave), New York

Mar 9, 2014 (Sun) | 4:00pm | The Church of the Holy Trinity, 316 E88th Street, New York

Tickets: $20 ($25 at the door), seniors and students discounts are available at the door

 

Lucinde (Le Médecin Malgré Lui) | Utopia Opera

Music by Gounod, libretto by Jules Barbier & Michel Carré, based on the comedy by Molière

Conductor, Music & Stage Director: William Remmers

Feb 21, 2014 (Fri) | 7:00pm | La Maison Française, 16 Washington Mews (at University Pl), New York

Reservations: 212-998-8750 or maison.francaise@nyu.edu ($20 General Admission, $10 Students with valid ID)

 

Hark! the ech’ing air (Purcell’s The Fairy Queen) | Opera Singers Initiative & Young Patrons of Lincoln Center – Opera 201 with Eric Sedgwick, pianist

Accepted into OSI Vocal Institute – New York on full scholarship

Jan 23, 2014 (Thur) | 7:00-9:00pm | Stanley Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center, 165 West 65th Street (Rose Building), 10th Floor, New York

Tickets: $30 for YPLC members | $45 for non-members

 

Selected participant | The Song Continues workshop at Carnegie Hall

Week-long workshop with legendary mezzo-sopranos Marilyn Horne & Christa Ludwig & collaborative pianist Martin Katz

Jan 12-16, 2014 (Sun-Thur) | Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

 

2013

Guest soloist | Jackson Heights Orchestra, Patricia Glunt conducting

Program: Overture to Samson (Handel), Meditation Op.35 (Suk), Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (Bach’s Cantata BWV 51), I know that my Redeemer liveth (Handel’s Messiah), Alleluia (Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate), Symphony No.94 in G Major (Haydn), A Christmas Portrait (Hayes)

Dec 18, 2013 (Wed) | 7:30pm | United Methodist Community Church, 35th Ave & 81st St, Queens, NY

$10 suggested donation, $5 for seniors & students

 

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | American Chamber Orchestra & Cathedral Choir, Robert Davis conducting

Nov 30, 2013 (Sat) | 7:30pm | Hawthorne Gospel Church, 2000 Route 208, Hawthorne, NJ

 

Oscar (Un Ballo in Maschera) | Vocal Productions NYC

Conductor – Violetta Zabbi, Stage Director: Kevin Courtemanche

Nov 17, 2013 (Sun) | 1:00pm | Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at W95th St), New York, NY

Purchase tickets here: $35, Seniors $30, Day of show $40

 

Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) | New York Lyric Opera’s French Music Concert, Richard Cordova conducting

Sep 28, 2013 (Sat) | 2:30pm | Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway (at W95th St), New York, NY

 

American Art Songs Concert to commemorate 9/11 – soprano soloist | Art Song Preservation Society of New York

Sep 7, 2013 (Sat) | 1:00pm | Opera America, (330 7th Ave near 28th St), New York, NY

 

Mozart: Mass in C Minor – Soprano I soloist | New York Choral Society’s Summer Sings, Clara Longstreth (New Amsterdam Singers) conducting

August 20, 2013 (Tues) | 7:30pm | Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th St), New York, NY

Tickets here

 

Margaret Lattimore’s master class – featured singer | Art Song Preservation Society of New York with Eric Sedgwick, pianist

Margaret Lattimore is a Grammy nominated mezzo-soprano who has performed at the Metropolitan Opera.

August 17, 2013 (Sat) | 1:00-4:30pm | Opera America, The Rehearsal Hall, Room 707 (330 7th Ave near 28th St), New York, NY

Entry Fee: $20 with RSVP or $25 at the door

 

Practicall Musicke: Music during the early years of Henry VIII – Workshop Collegium soprano soloist | Amherst Early Music Festival, Tom Zajac conducting

July 20, 2013 (Sat) | 7:30pm | Evans Concert Hall, in Cummings Arts Center, at Connecticut College, New London, CT

Tickets ($20 General admission; $15 Student/Senior) here

 

Io t’abbraccio (duet from Handel’s Rodelinda) | Amherst Early Music Festival student concert with Kerry Holahan, mezzo-soprano. Accompanied by John Andrew Bailey, Nathan Bontrager and Peter Lekx.

July 20, 2013 (Sat) | 2:00pm | Evans Concert Hall, in Cummings Arts Center, at Connecticut College, New London, CT

Free admission

 

Every Man in his Humor: A Pageant of Temperaments Expressed in English Lute Song – Soloist | Amherst Early Music Festival

Staged production conceived by Grant Herreid; faculty during the week include Julianne Baird, Michael Barrett, Patrick O’Brien, Phillip Rukavina

July 19, 2013 (Fri) | 7:30pm | Evans Concert Hall, in Cummings Arts Center, at Connecticut College, New London, CT

Tickets ($20 General admission; $15 Student/Senior) here

 

Thomas Grubb’s master class – featured singer | Art Song Preservation Society of New York

Thomas Grubb is the author of “Singing in French: A Manual of French Diction and French Vocal Repertoire”

July 13, 2013 (Sat) | 1:00-4:30pm | Opera America, The Rehearsal Hall, Room 707 (330 7th Ave near 28th St), New York, NY

Entry fee at the door: $25

 

Madison Early Music Festival: Handel aria competition

Winnie won Third Place & Audience Favorite.

July 8, 2013 (Mon) | 7:00pm CT | Mills Concert Hall, Humanities Building, University of Wisconsin, 455 N. Park St., Madison, WI

 

Poppea (L’Incoronazione di Poppea) | Baroque Opera Workshop at Queens College

Working with Julianne Baird, Drew Minter, Christa Patton & David Ronis

June 16-22, 2013 with scenes performances of L’Incoronazione di Poppea on June 22 (Sat) | Lefrak Hall, Queens College, New York (campus map here)

 

Haydn: Die Schöpfung (The Creation) – Eve | Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs)

April 26, 2013 (Fri) | 8:00pm | Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Tickets can be purchased here

 

Lucinde (Le Médecin Malgré Lui) | Utopia Opera

Music: Gounod, libretto: Jules Barbier & Michel Carré, based on the comedy by Molière

March 24, 2013 (Sun) | 7:00pm | Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College, New York, NY

 

Dawn Upshaw’s master class – featured young singer | Metropolitan Opera Guild

March 3, 2013 (Sun) | 4:00-5:30pm | Opera Learning Center, Samuel B. and David Rose Building at Lincoln Center, 65th Street between Broadway & Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

 

Despina (Così Fan Tutte) | Opera Company of Brooklyn & Barnard-Columbia Chorus

Winnie was a Resident Artist with Opera Company of Brooklyn in 2011-13

Mar 1, 2013 (Fri) | 8:00pm | Union Theological Seminary’s James Chapel, Broadway and 121st Street, New York, NY

 

2012 

Solo Recital sponsored by Freeport Memorial Library

This solo recital is one of six Classical Concerts presented by the Library in 2012-2013.

Eric Sedgwick, piano

Dec 9, 2012 | 2:30-4:00pm | Freeport Memorial Library, 144 West Merrick Road, Freeport, NY (Long Island)

Program: songs by Purcell, Schubert, Debussy and Argento; Chinese folk songs; and O s’apre al riso (Alcina) and Come, now a roundel (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

 

Handel / arr. Mozart: Der Messias – soprano soloist | Opera Company of Brooklyn

Dec 7, 2012 | 7:30pm | Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 120 West 69th Street, New York, NY

 

Mozart: Coronation Mass & Mendelssohn: Magnificat (Op. 69, No. 3) – soprano soloist | Choral Society of Grace Church, John Maclay conducting

Nov 30, 2012 | 8:00pm | Grace Church, 802 Broadway at East 10th Street, New York, NY

Dec 1, 2012 | 3:00pm | Grace Church, 802 Broadway at East 10th Street, New York, NY

 

Papagena & Pamina cover (Die Zauberflöte) | Opera Company of Brooklyn & First Street Gallery

Oct 24, 2012 | 8:00pm | First Street Gallery, New York, NY

 

Liedmatinee – soprano soloist | Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart

Hilko Dumno, piano | Hedwig Fassbender, master classes

Helmuth Rilling, Artistic Director

Sep 8, 2012 | 11:00am CET | Musikhochschule Stuttgart, GERMANY

 

Bach: Cantata BWV 147 Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben – soprano soloist | Musikfest Stuttgart

Helmuth Rilling, conductor

This was Winnie’s European solo debut.

Sep 7, 2012 | 1:00pm CET | Stiftskirche (Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross), Stuttgart, GERMANY

 

Madame Herz (The Impresario) | New York Summer Opera Scenes

Summer program: Music Director Joshua Greene – assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera; Artistic Director Carol Yahr

Aug 12, 2012 | 3:00pm | Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY

 

Despina (Così Fan Tutte) | New York Lyric Opera

Aug 4, 2012 | 7:30pm | Ripley-Grier Studios, New York, NY

 

M.A. Charpentier: Messe de Minuit pour Noël – soprano soloist | Lacuna Arts/Sacred Music Workshop

Jul 28, 2012 | 1:00pm PDT | Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco, CA

 

Soprano soloist in Gala Festival Concert | St. Andrews Arts Council

Winnie was awarded First Place in the 2012 International Aria Competition, tied with Jeremy Ludwig. This concert was her Canadian solo debut.

Jul 13, 2012 | 7:30pm ADT | New Brunswick Community College, NB, CANADA

* Click here to listen to her live performance of the Bell Song from Lakmé.

 

Papagena & Pamina cover (Die Zauberflöte) | Opera Company of Brooklyn

Jun 1, 2012 | 7:30pm | Christ and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY

 

Beethoven: Mass in C – soprano soloist | Alumni of Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs)

May 26, 2012 | Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Amor (Orfeo ed Euridice) | One World Symphony

May 20, 2012 | Holy Apostles Church, New York, NY

* Click here to watch her live performance of Amor’s aria, Gli sguardi trattieni.

 

Voce dal Cielo (Don Carlo) | SingThrough Central

May 5, 2012 | Metropolitan Opera Guild’s Opera Learning Center at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

 

Pamina (The Magic Flute) | Opera Company of Brooklyn

Apr 20, 2012 | Long Island School for the Gifted, NY

 

Olympia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) | Opera Company of Brooklyn & Barnard-Columbia Chorus

Mar 2, 2012 | James Chapel, Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY

 

Giannetta  (L’Elisir d’Amore) | Opera Company of Brooklyn

Feb 10, 2012 | DiMenna Center, New York, NY

 

2011

Blondchen (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) | Opera Company of Brooklyn

Nov 2011 | Sponsor’s penthouse, New York, NY

 

La Fée (Cendrillon) | New York Lyric Opera

Oct 2011 | Shetler Penthouse, New York, NY

 

American Art Songs for Hope – soprano soloist | September Concert Foundation & Art Song Preservation Society of New York

Dura Jun, piano

Sep 2011 | Liederkranz Foundation, New York, NY

 

Vivaldi: Gloria – soprano soloist | West Village Chorale Summer Sing, John Maclay (The Choral Society of Grace Church) conducting

Aug 2011 | Judson Memorial Church, New York, NY

 

Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier) | New York Summer Opera Scenes

Summer program: Music Director, Joshua Greene – assistant conductor at the Metropolitan Opera; Artistic Director, Carol Yahr

Jul 2011 | Christ & St Stephen’s Church, New York, NY

 

2010

Haydn: Lord Nelson Mass – soprano soloist | Choral Society of Grace Church, John Maclay conducting

Dec 2010 | St. Bartholomew’s Church, New York, NY

 

Mozart: Requiem – soprano soloist | Alumni of Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs), Jameson Marvin conducting

May 2010 | Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Bach: St John Passion – soprano soloist | Concord Chorus, Michael McGaghie conducting

May 2010 | St. Camillus, Arlington, MA

 

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem – soprano soloist | Alumni of Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs), Jameson Marvin conducting

May 2010 | First Church in Cambridge, MA

 

Juilliard Composers Concert: songs by Elizabeth Lim – soprano soloist

Alexey Koltakov, piano

Apr 2010 | Paul Hall, Juilliard School, New York, NY

 

Schütz: Herr, der du bist vormals genädig gewest &

Monteverdi: Gloria a 7 voci – soprano soloist | Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

Mar 2010 | Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

2009 & Earlier

Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem – soprano soloist | Alumni of Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs)

Jun 2009 | Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Bach: Mass in B Minor – soprano soloist | Alumni of Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum, Harvard Glee Club & Radcliffe Choral Society (Holden Choirs)

Jun 2008 | Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Violetta (La Traviata) | Harvard Lowell House Opera

May 2008 | Pforzheimer House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Mélisande (Pelléas et Mélisande) | Harvard Lowell House Opera

May 2008 | Pforzheimer House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Composers’ Concert: work by Tim Dusenbury – soprano soloist

Kai-Ching Chang, piano

May 2008 | Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA

 

Symposium honoring Harvard University’s major benefactors – soprano soloist | University President Drew Faust & Office for the Arts

Lee Dietterich, piano

Apr 2008 | Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA

 

Senior Recital: Mozart arias; songs by Purcell, Schubert, Fauré and Argento; Chinese folk songs

James Busby, piano

Apr 2008 | Holden Chapel, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Fauré: Requiem – soprano soloist | Hancock United Church of Christ

Mar 2008 | Hancock Church, Lexington, MA

 

Guest Solo Recital at Concord Chorus‘ concert

Mar 2008 | Concord Academy, Concord, MA

 

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | Dunster House Music Society & Harvard-Radcliffe Mozart Society Orchestra

Dec 2007 | Dunster House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) | Harvard Dunster House Opera

Feb 2007 | Dunster House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Bach: Magnificat in D – soprano soloist | Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum

Dec 2006 | Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | Harvard Holden Choruses

May 2006 | Sanders Theater, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Handel: Messiah – soprano soloist | Dunster House Music Society & Harvard-Radcliffe Mozart Society Orchestra

Dec 2004 | Dunster House, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Soprano soloist at International Choir Olympics | INTERKULTUR

Contributed to a Gold Medal for the Diocesan Girls’ School Choir (from Hong Kong, China).

Oct 2002 | Busan, S. Korea

 

 

Roles Prepared

Gilda (Rigoletto)

Juliette (Roméo et Juliette)

Morgana (Alcina)

Romilda (Serse)

Galatea (Acis and Galatea)

 

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