New York City-based soprano Christina Kay is a versatile singer who excels as both soloist and chorister in the early, contemporary, concert, and opera repertoire.
Particularly notable and enjoyable solo performances include John Cage’s Song Books and Julius Eastman’s Macle at New Opera Days Ostrava in Czech Republic; Benedetto Marcello’s Le quattro stagioni as a Virginia Best Adams Fellow at the Carmel Bach Festival; Lead Singer in S.E.M. Ensemble’s chamber opera Master-Pieces; and Gretel in Fresco Opera Theatre’s production of Hansel and Gretel, as adapted to fit inside garages. As a chorister, Christina has appeared with many professional ensembles including The American Classical Orchestra, Carmel Bach Festival Chorale, Madison Choral Project, Present Music’s Hearing Voices, and The Salvatones.
Christina’s 2018-2019 season includes solo performances with ARTEK and The American Classical Orchestra, and a Prague-based reprisal of the role of Lead Singer in Master-Pieces. Upcoming choral appearances include concerts with Grammy-nominated True Concord Voices & Orchestra, the choir for Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience, and the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church Chamber Choir.
Originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Christina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Gettysburg College/Sunderman Conservatory and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to freelancing as a singer, Christina teaches voice lessons at after school program Highbridge Voices in the Bronx, manages tours and bookings for Asaran Earth Trio, and acts as Program Coordinator for The Salvatones Young Voices. www.christinakaysoprano.com