Soprano Lisa Lynch has been a member of Cantata Singers since 2004, and has been featured as a soloist with the ensemble in works including Bach’s Magnificat, Zelenka’s Te Deum, Handel’s Israel in Egypt, in the role of Nora in Vaughan Williams’ Riders to the Sea, and in the world premiere of John Harbison’s The Supper at Emmaus. She is also a frequent performer in the Chamber Series.
Dr. Lynch holds a DMA from the University of Connecticut, an MM from New England Conservatory, and a BM from the Eastman School of Music. Her DMA dissertation was on Alban Berg’s Sieben frühe Lieder. Ms. Lynch has given numerous world premieres, including Jason Sabol’s 72-tone microtonal work for soprano and string quartet, Cantico delle creature. While at the University of Connecticut, she presented chamber music by Crumb, Boulez, and Ravel, and was soloist with the Collegium Musicum at the Quito Cathedral in Ecuador. She has appeared with Boston Microtonal Society, Harvard Early Music Society, Cappella Clausura, Connecticut Early Music Festival, and Ensemble Origo, and was selected for the Songfest Professional Artists program. Her opera performances include roles in L’Ormindo, The Magic Flute, The Turn of the Screw, and John Cage’s Songbooks.
Ms. Lynch is also co-founder of the Libella Quartet, with which she has performed for WGBH’s All-Classical Festival. She has taught voice at Eastern Connecticut State University, as well as harmony and ear training at the University of Connecticut. She currently teaches at Brookline Music School, the Corwin-Russell School, and Clark University.