2020 Tenor, James Reese

James Reese is a frequently sought soloist and collaborative musician whose singing has been praised for its “intensity and sensitivity…spirituality and eloquence.” His 2019-20 season includes return appearances with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Lyric Fest, and TENET Vocal Artists, as well as his debuts with the American Bach Soloists, the Harrisburg Symphony, Tempesta di Mare, and

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2020 Mezzo-soprano, Elisa Sutherland

Elisa Sutherland is a mezzo-soprano known for her detailed, stylistic interpretations of both early and new music. This upcoming season, she will perform with Philadelphia’s The Crossing, New York ensembles Ekmeles, TENET Vocal Artists, Clarion Choir and New Chamber Ballet, Roomful of Teeth, Cleveland’s Apollo’s Fire, Miami’s Seraphic Fire, and her own early and new

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2020 Bass, Brian Mextorf

Baritone Brian Mextorf’s 2018/19 season included a role debut singing Raphael in Creation, a recital with the Brooklyn Art Song Society singing Barber’s Despite and Still, op. 41, four iterations of the bass solos in Mozart’s Requiem including a performance at Alice Tully Hall, a return to Carnegie Hall as bass soloist in Haydn’s Missa in Tempore Belli, and additional performances with

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2020 Soprano, Anna Christofaro

Praised for her vocal agility and clear tone, Minneapolis based soprano, Anna Christofaro, is gaining recognition as an interpreter of a wide range of repertoire from early to contemporary music.  She performed on the 2018 GRAMMY nominated album, Tyberg Masses, with the South Dakota Chorale.  Other highlights include performing at the Olavsfestagene Festival in Trondheim, Norway with the GRAMMY award-winning ensemble, Conspirare, and

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