Amber Evans is a soprano originally from Brisbane, Australia, currently in her final year of a Masters of Music in Contemporary Classical Voice under the tutelage of Lucy Shelton at the Manhattan School of Music. Her recently performed repertoire within the program includes works by George Crumb, Elliott Carter, Lukas Foss, and Luciano Berio. She is looking forward to presenting Philippe Leroux’s Voi(Rex) this March, and Babbitt’s A Solo Requiem in April. This academic year, she has also had the privilege to be the assistant conductor for MSM’s production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte, scheduled for performances in March. Last year within Manhattan School of Music’s opera department, Ms. Evans presented the roles of Fiordiligi in scenes from Mozart’s Così fan tutte, the title role in Puccini’s Suor Angelica, and Elle in Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine. Last summer, she was the recipient of the Hiebert Performance Prize at the Cortona Sessions for New Music in Tuscany for her performances of Berberian’s Stripsody and Jakob Bragg’s Elegy for Chamberlain and a resident fellow in the Contemporary Performance Institute at Wellesley College, MA.

 

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