Chamber Series Director
Allison Voth has been the Music Director of the Cantata Singers' Chamber Series since 2006, and is an esteemed vocal coach and pianist in New York and Boston. As répétiteur and diction coach, she has worked with Cantata Singers, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera Boston, Opera Providence, Chautauqua Opera, Opera Aperta, Verismo Opera of New Jersey, Boston Baroque, and Opera North. Festivals at which she has worked include Opera Unlimited, the Florence Vocal Seminar, and the Athens Music Festival. Ms. Voth, also in demand for her authoritative and eloquent supertitles, has developed this for Opera Boston, Boston Baroque, Granite State Opera, Opera Providence, Boston University’s Opera Institute, and Cantata Singers.
Ms. Voth is principal coach for Boston University’s Opera Institute, and she teaches English and French diction at the BU School of Music and Boston Conservatory. A champion of new music, Ms. Voth has performed and assisted in premieres with Alea III, Collage New Music, the New Music Consort, the Group for Contemporary Music, and the National Orchestral Association New Music Project. Ms. Voth is an authority in the music and literature of Paul Bowles, and she produced and performed a multi-media performance, Paul Bowles: One Man, Two Voices, at Merkin Hall in New York. The EOS Ensemble subsequently invited her to participate in their Paul Bowles Festival in New York, where she premiered a set of his piano preludes. Ms. Voth can be heard on CRI recordings.
Allison Voth’s concerts with the Cantata Singers' Chamber Series are distinguished by their imaginative programming, literary interest, and engaging presentations, as well as their thoughtful integration into each season’s musical journey.