Soprano

Taylor

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“Taylor is beautiful, charming, with an amazing voice and flawless technique.” 

- Sony Classical, New York

Soprano, Taylor Kirk has had the joy of multiple acclaimed performances at Carnegie Hall, La MaMa and the Baruch Performing Arts Center. She recently appeared in the role of Linfea, in La Calisto, with dell’Arte Opera Ensemble. Additionally, she was a semi-finalist in the Premiere Opera Foundation International Voice Competition, a finalist in the Career Bridges Grant Competition, the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg International Voice Competition and the Mario Lanza and Elaine Malbin competition.  She also had the privilege of singing on the recording of Pauline Viradot’s opera, Le Dernier Sorcier, which is soon to be released.  She made her dell’Arte Opera debut as Poussette in Manon, and Bianca in La Rondine. Having a great passion for art song repertoire, she participated in the Art Song Preservation Society’s “Spring Into Song” program, with both Thomas Grubb (Poulenc) and Frank Daykin (Debussy). She has performed the roles of Micaëla in Carmen and Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte with the Purchase Opera. She performed solo concerts with the Westchester Korean Choral Society and the National Repertory Orchestra. She appears on Purchase Opera’s recording of Lee Hoiby’s The Tempest, and participated in the world premiere of Paul Lustig Dunkel’s Casey at the Bat. She was Frontier Airlines’ New Artist of the West, upon the release of her debut album, Simple Gifts. She was a special guest artist performing “Somewhere” with Steph Carse on PBS, and was also signed to Sony Classical.  She is a graduate (Cum laude) of the SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Bonnie Hamilton.  She currently studies with Neil Semer.  



About

Schedule



29 November 2018

Premiere Opera Foundation

Competition Semi-Finals

New York City



16 December 2018

​​Scarsdale Community Baptist Church

Holiday Concert

​Scarsdale, NY



24 December 2018
​​Scarsdale Community Baptist Church
Christmas Eve Concert
​Scarsdale, NY

 

 

 

 

For Linfea, in La Calisto - 


"In this secondary role, soprano Taylor Kirk was not just an effective actress but the vocal standout of the night, with an uncommonly well-supported and clear tone capable of many colors."


- David Wright for The New York Classical Review


​See her acclaimed performance here