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 Upcoming Performances

Saariaho's Tempest Songbook

Conservatory Performance Space

Laszlo Bito Conservatory

Katherine performs Kaija Saariaho's Tempest Songbook with baritone, Jonathan Lawlor, conducted by Colin Roshak. The song cycle takes texts from Shakespeare's 1610 play and runs about 20 minutes.This concert is a continuation of the Bard Sinfonietta Project.

 

Nov 6 // 3pm

Haydn's Creation

Kinderhook Reformed Church

21 Broad Street // Kinderhook, NY

Katherine sings the role of Eve in Haydn's oratorio Creation. This is her second appearance with the Broad Street Orchestra, under the baton of David Smith. 

Nov 13th // 3pm

Songs of Weimar Cabaret

Sosnoff Theater

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Katherine performs alongside her Bard VAP colleagues in an evening of cabaret songs from Weimar, Germany. Katherine will sing "Johnny, wenn du Geburtstag hast," by Friederich Hollaender with Nhi Huynh, pianist. 

Nov 19 // 8pm

Let it be forgotten: shades of American identity

Church of the Messiah

6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572

Let it be forgotten will be presented as an afternoon vocal chamber music recital at the Church of the Messiah in Rhinebeck. The program, co-curated and developed with four Bard colleagues, explores what it means to find yourself in America or to desire to be here and highlights the different conflicts we may have with American heritage. Focusing on the stories of American immigrants, the program features music of Juhi Bansal, Bright Sheng, Charles Ives, Rosephanye Powell and others, and will be sung in English, Yiddish and Chinese. 

Dec 4th // 4pm

Sosnoff Theater

Fisher Center for the Performing Arts

Iolanthe
Katherine joins her Bard VAP colleagues in a concert production of Gilbert and Sullivan's Iolanthe, in which she sings the role of Leila. This production will be conducted by Maestro James Bagwell, leading The Orchestra Now.

Mar 4th // 7pm

Mar 5th // 2pm

Messiaen's Poèmes Pour Mi

Symphony Space

2537 Broadway, NY

As the 2021-2022 Vocalist Concerto winner at Bard Conservatory, Katherine performs Olivier Messiaen's 1937 song cycle Poèmes Pour Mi. She joins Bard's The Orchestra Now under the baton of Zachary Schwartzman at New York City's Symphony Space. 
 

May 14 // 4pm

The Final Veil

The Cell Theater

338 W 23rd // Manhattan

Katherine performs in the world premiere of The Final Veil, a movement based opera created by director, Cassandra Rosebeetle and composer, JL Marlor. The piece follows the story of Franceska Mann, a Polish dancer who was interned at Auschwitz and performed a striptease in order to distract the Nazi soldiers. She has become a symbol of strength and resistance. 
 

July 13 - 31

Recent Appearances

L'histoire du soldat

CPS

Bard Laszlo Bito Conservatory

Katherine performs the role of Narrator in Stravinsky's, L'histoire du soldat alongside musicians of the Bard Conservatory. This performance will be the second in a weekend of inaugural concertsfor the Bard Sinfonietta Project.   
Conductor: Colin Roshak                                    Joy Kuo, Violin                               David Kidd, Trumpet TromboneDirector/Devil: Sadie Spivey              Juan Martinez, Clarinet                 Ben Halle, Bass
Soldier: Teryn Kuzma                                           HanYi Huang, Bassoon                  Emrys Lawrie, Choreographer/Princess: Isabella Spagnuolo      Juan Diego Mora Rubio, Percussion

May 21 // 7pm

A Spring Recital

Christ Church Episcopal

7423 S Broadway, Red Hook NY 12571

In collaboration with pianist, Diana Borshcheva and clarinetist, Colin Roshak, Katherine presents a recital celebrating and exploring her Jewish heritage. Program to include works by Lazar Weiner, Ravel, Lori Laitman and selections from the Great American Songbook. Tickets: $5 at the door.

April 10 // 7pm

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Student Composer Showcase

Bard Chapel

1387 Annandale Rd // Annandale-On-Hudson

Katherine performs the world premiere of Zeke's Morgan's Looking at the Sky, commissioned for an evening of student composer work's at Bard Conservatory through the Bard Sinfonietta Project. The rest of the program highlights the many skilled composers of the Bard Composition department and is part of an initiative of collaborative partner, Colin Roshak, to create an ensemble devoted to the development and promotion of new works. Free admission. 

May 20 // 8pm

Beauty Intolerable

FDR Memorial Center

4097 Albany Post Rd // Hyde Park

Katherine will perform "Aubade" from Sheila Silver's song-cycle, Beauty Intolerable alongside her Bard peers. The song cycle takes its texts from the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay and runs about an hour long. The performance will be the inaugural concert played on Eleanor Roosevelt's recently restored piano.

April 27 // 6pm

The Cunning Little Vixen

The Fisher Center

Manor Ave, Annendale-on-Hudson

Katherine performs the role of Gold Spurs in Janacek's The Cunning Little Vixen, performed in English. 

Conductor: James Bagwell
Director: Doug Fitch 

March 4 // 8pm

Handel's "Messiah"

The Fisher Center

Manor Ave, Annendale-on-Hudson

Katherine performs, "I Know That My Redeemer Liveth," with TON, conducted by Leon Botstein. She is joined by fellow Bard Conservatory soloists, the Bard Festival Chorale and Bard Chamber Singers.  

Dec 11 & 12 // 8pm & 3pm

Berio's "Folk Songs"

CPS

Bard Laszlo Bito Conservatory

Under the baton of good friend and collaborative partner, Colin Roshak, Katherine performs the Berio Folksongs in Bard's Conservatory Performance Space in the Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Conservatory Building with members of the Bard Conservatory Orchestra, as well as The Orchestra Now.

Dec 17 // 6:30pm

Bard Concerto Competition

The Fisher Center

Manor Ave, Annendale-on-Hudson

Alongside collaborator, Neilson Chen, Katherine competes as a finalist in Bard's Conservatory Concerto Competition with Olivier Messiaen's Poèmes Pour Mi.

** Stay tuned for the winning performance, to be scheduled in 2023**

Nov 13 // 12pm

Fauré's "Requiem"

Kinderhook Reformed Church

21 Broad Street // Kinderhook, NY

Katherine performs the soprano solo in Fauré's sublime Requiem. 

Conductor: David Smith
Broad Street Orchestra 

Nov 7 // 3pm