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Yulia Van Doren
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Soprano Yulia Van Doren’s recent engagements include appearances at the Kennedy Center (Actéon with Opera Lafayette); performances with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie, including her Concertgebouw debut in the title role in Handel’s Acis and Galatea; her debuts with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Toronto, Baltimore, and Milwaukee symphonies, and at the Oregon Bach Festival; a tour to the Mostly Mozart, Ravinia, and Tanglewood festivals with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Orlando; Scarlatti’s Tigrane with Opéra de Nice; the modern revival of Monsigny’s Le Roi et le fermier with Opera Lafayette; and Messiah with the Houston Symphony and Vancouver Chamber Choir. She also appeared in Thomson’s Four Saints in Three Acts with Mark Morris Dance Group at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, in Shostakovich’s Orango with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and in Nielsen’s Symphony No. 3 with the American Symphony Orchestra. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque as soloist in the St. John Passion in May 2013.

Other recent highlights include Bach’s Coffee Cantata with the Brentano String Quartet at the 2011 Cartagena International Music Festival and appearances with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Asheville Symphony, Pacific Symphony, and at the Colorado Music Festival. She premiered a commissioned work by Taiwanese composer Angel Lam in her first appearance in Carnegie Hall, and created the role of Bird in David Bruce’s opera A Bird In Your Ear at Bard Conservatory. She made her European debut in the Hungarian premiere of Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.

Yulia Van Doren appeared in televised performances of the Mass in B Minor with soprano Dawn Upshaw and the City of London Sinfonia. Her recordings include several Grammy-nominated discs with the Boston Early Music Festival, Monsigny’s Le Roi et le fermier with Opera Lafayette on Naxos, and Shostakovich’s Orango with the Los Angeles Philharmonic (Deutsche Grammophon).

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