JACQUELINE HORNER-KWIATEK, MEZZO-SOPRANOJACQUELINE HORNER-KWIATEK, MEZZO-SOPRANOhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/245541Roberts Marshall Auditorium2014-03-23T15:00:002014-03-23T17:00:00
March 23, 3:00PM–5:00PM
Roberts Marshall Auditorium
The Concert Artist Series at Haverford College presents JACQUELINE HORNER-KWIATEK, MEZZO SOPRANO, and Debra Lew Harder, piano, performing "Leading Ladies".
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek, mezzo-soprano
On Sunday, March 23 at 3:00 PM, the 2013-14 Concert Artist Series at Haverford College presents JACQUELINE HORNER-KWIATEK, MEZZO SOPRANO, with Debra Lew Harder, piano, performing "Leading Ladies" in Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium.
This entertaining recital pairs an eclectic mix of women writers with male composers from the 20th and 21st century. The women featured range from Emily Dickinson and Dorothy Parker to the advice columnist Miss Manners and a Russian mail order bride, all set to music by American composers ranging from established greats such as Aaron Copland and Dominick Argento to up and coming composers including Gregory Spears and David Arbury, HC ’95. This program promises to be a fun and thought provoking afternoon!
Ticket prices are $15 (Gen), $12 (Sr), $8 (Stu), $5 (ages 7-17), bi-co free, and free shuttle service is available from visitors' parking lot. For more information: (610) 896-1011 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jacqueline Horner-Kwiatek (mezzo-soprano) is a member of the world famous vocal quartet Anonymous 4, performing all over the world and recording many award winning CDs, including the Billboard chart-topping American Angels. She was also a featured soloist on the Grammy awarding winning album “Calling All Dawns”.
In addition to her work with Anonymous 4 she also has a reputation as a versatile and accomplished soloist, performing music from Bach to Babbitt. She has made solo appearances with Washington Bach Consort, Bach Sinfonia DC, Carmel Bach Festival, Capitol Hill Chorale, Choral Arts Philadelphia, Parthenia, Armonia Nova, Folger Consort, Baltimore Consort American Baroque Orchestra and Hudson Chorale. Repertoire performed includes the alto solos in The Messiah, St Matthew and St John Passions, Bach Mass in B minor, Christmas Oratorio ,Paine’s Mass in D and programs of Elizabethan song. She is a major exponent of new music, working with leading composers such as David Lang and Phil Kline and was most recently a Visiting Artist at Duke University, working with student composers and performing their work in recitals.
She was a soloist in the world premieres of Richard Einhorn’s new oratorio about Charles Darwin, The Origin, at SUNYOswego, The Loathly Lady, a comic opera by Paul Richards and Wendy Steiner at the University of Pennsylvania, and in her home town of Belfast was the mezzo soloist in a Requiem for the Lost Souls of the Titanic at St Anne’s Cathedral, a performance that was broadcast live throughout Ireland.
Jacqueline is also a voice teacher. She has a thriving studio in NYC, teaches voice at Columbia University and is a member of the faculty at the annual choral workshop Musica Deo Sacra at the National Cathedral in DC. She gives masterclasses and ensemble technique workshops in NYC, DC and throughout the US. Her website is: jacquelinehorner.com
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