Nanette McGuinness, soprano

"A voice to savor"
reviews "...radiant..."             
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news & CDs Nanette McGuinness has been hailed in the press for her "creamy golden tone" and "glorious soprano."
photo gallery With a repertory ranging from 1600 to the present, she has performed operas, concerts, and recitals
repertoryin t in ten languages on two continents in over 25 operatic roles, including Freia, Countess Almaviva, Mimì, 
audio/video Desdemona, Cleopatra,  Micaela, First Lady, Musetta, Anna, Fiordiligi, and Lauretta, and in concert
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in Mozart's Vesperae Solennes, Mahler's Fourth Symphony, Canteloube's Chants d'Auvergne, 


Rossini's Stabat Mater, Vivaldi's Gloria, orchestral melodies by Duparc, Berlioz, and Ravel, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, Faure's Requieum, and Handel's Solomon and Messiah

A passionate advocate of new music, she premiered the role of Gaia in William Ludtke's 
Gaia Sophia, as well as Elena Ruehr' song cycle, Winter Solstice Songs, David Garner's  song cycles Chanson fuer Morgen, Mein Blaues Klavier, Phoenix, and Song Is a Monument, Laura Schwendinger's Kay Ryan Songs, Emma Logan's Songs from The Book of Light, Judith Shatin's "A Line-Storm Song" and Martha Stoddard's "Hurt Hawks" (all written for her). 

Her latest CD, Surviving: Women's Words, was released April 8, 2016 on Centaur Records (CRC 3490). Submitted for consideration for the 59th Grammy Awards, it has been described at by Stephen Smoliar at as "fascinating," "passionate," and "...unique and highly compelling..."  Read more

Fabulous Femmes, her CD with the Athena Trio of music by women composers features works by Clara Schumann, Louise Talma, and Germaine Tailleferre and premiere recordings of cycles by Louise Talma, Libby Larsen, & Margaret Garwood. 
music Magazine wrote, "...perfect for the song recital lover."

Photo credits: All photos on this web site except those in the photo gallery, are by Russ Fischella.           
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