Mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó’s upcoming engagements include singing as soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor with the Cleveland Orchestra at the Blossom Music Festival, and debuts with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra as soloist in the Mozart Requiem, the Kansas City Symphony as soloist in Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, and with Portland Baroque Orchestra as soloist in Handel's Messiah. Other performances include returns to Canadian Opera Company as Gertrude in Händel & Gretel. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in May 2017.
Notable past engagements include her Royal Opera House, Covent Garden debut singing Witness 2/Woman 2/Singer 2 for the world premiere of George Benjamin’s Lessons in Love and Violence and a reprisal of these roles with Dutch National Opera; Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos with Stadttheater Klagenfurt, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Chicago Opera Theater; appearances with Royal Scottish National Orchestra as soloist in Mozart’s Mass in C Minor, L’Orchestre Symphonique de Québec in Bach’s Mass in B Minor, the San Antonio Symphony in Handel's Messiah, and the Talisker Players in Toronto for an evening of chamber music.
Krisztina Szabó’s recent concert appearances include Beethoven's Missa Solemnis and Mendelssohn's Elijah with Toronto Mendelssohn Choir; Verdi's Requiem at the Elora Festival; Haydn's cantata Arianna a Naxos with Les Violons du Roy in its United States tour; staged performances of Bach's St. Matthew Passion at Brooklyn Academy of Music; and the Mozart Requiem with the Oregon Symphony. In recital, she has appeared with Ravinia Festival, Aldeburgh Connection, Music Toronto, and Off Centre Music Salon. She has also performed with Symphony Nova Scotia, de Lanaudière Festival, Calgary Philharmonic, Orchestra London, and Toronto Operetta Theatre.
Krisztina Szabó’s films and recordings include Zerlina in the Rhombus Media film Don Giovanni: Leporello's Revenge, as well as the accompanying soundtrack released by CBC Records. She has recorded a four-part series of art songs with the Canadian Ukrainian Opera Association, and Four Songs of Tagore by Ippolitov-Ivanov with the Talisker Players.
Krisztina Szabó performs in Mass in B Minor on September 14 and 15.