Katherine Pracht

mezzo-soprano

This season: Lady Wang in Bright Sheng’s epic opera Dream of the Red Chamber in a 4-city tour of China; the title role in Elizabeth Cree with Chicago Opera Theater; Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with the York Symphony
Appearances: Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 5 with Trinity Wall Street and with the Washington Chorus in her Kennedy Center debut; the U.S. premiere of Richard Wernick’s “…and a Time for Peace,” Carnegie Hall, and Schumann’s Scenes from Goethe’s Faust, David Geffen Hall, with the American Symphony Orchestra; Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the York Symphony; Lieberson’s Neruda Songs with Grand Rapids Symphony; Verdi’s Requiem in Florence, South Carolina, and in her Carnegie Hall debut; two concerts with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus singing John Corigliano’s Fern Hill and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky
Performances: Bernstein’s Arias and Barcarolles accompanied by Bright Sheng and Michael Barrett for The Intimacy of Creativity 2017 Festival in Hong Kong; workshops of new operas, including Florence Williams in Susan Kander’s The News From Poems, Hester Prynne in Eric Sawyer’s The Scarlet Professor, and Eve in Julian Wachner and Cerise Jacobs’ Rev 23 for the Prototype Festival; Sharon Falconer in Elmer Gantry with Florentine Opera; Ariel in the world premiere of Joseph Summer’s The Tempest for The Shakespeare Concerts in Boston; Flora Bervoix in Opera Philadelphia’s La Traviata; covered the role of Baroness Nica in Daniel Schnyder’s Charlie Parker’s Yardbird commissioned for Opera Philadelphia; Der Trommler in Der Kaiser von Atlantis for Central City Opera with the Colorado Symphony; her international/Radio France debut singing Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte with Lyrique-en-mer Festival in Belle-ile

Katherine Pracht will be performing with The Orchestra Now on April 14 & 15, 2018.