Soprano Sherezade Panthaki's 2019-20 season includes returns to the Minnesota Orchestra for Messiah and Winter Park Bach Festival for the Brahms Requiem, and performances with Houston Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, St. Thomas Church in New York, and Santa Fe Pro Musica. This season she also joined the viol consort Parthenia for an “Elizabethan Christmas” program and returned to Boston Early Music Festival for their overseas trip to Bremen, performing the role of Ellenia in Graupner’s Antiochus und Stratonica. She was also featured at Caramoor Music Festival in “Love and Revenge: The Baroque Diva” with Helicon Ensemble. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in May 2019.
Past performances of note include Handel’s Messiah with Bach Collegium Japan, the National Symphony Orchestra, Boston Baroque, the Kansas City Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, and the Calgary Philharmonic, Nashville and San Antonio symphonies; performances with the Milwaukee, Colorado, and Pasadena symphonies; Vivaldi’s Gloria with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the St. Louis Symphony; Handel’s Saul with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra in Toronto; Handel’s La Resurrezione at the Morgan Library, Bach cantatas and oratorios and works by Handel and Purcell with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; performances with the Oregon Bach Festival and Berkeley Early Music Festival; the role of Belinda in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Handel’s L’Allegro and the title role of Galatea in the premiere performances of Acis and Galatea with the Mark Morris Dance Group; Bach’s St. Matthew and St. John Passions with the late John Scott and the St. Thomas Choir of Men and Boys; Handel’s Solomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie; Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie and the Yale Philharmonia; and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s.
Sherezade Panthaki performs in A Thanksgiving Messiah on November 29 and 30.