Yulia Van Doren

 Yulia Van Doren

Soprano Yulia Van Doren’s 2019-20 season included a return to Boston Baroque for Vivaldi’s Nulla in mundo pax sincera, Handel’s Messiah with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, and a program of Handel and Bach with American Bach Soloists. She also made her debut with the Phoenix Symphony in Handel's Messiah. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in September 2019.

Career highlights include creating the lead female role in the world premiere of Shostakovich’s Orango with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, directed by Peter Sellars and released on Deutsche Grammophon; two Grammy-nominated opera recordings with the Boston Early Music Festival; the modern revival of Monsigny’s opera Le Roi et le fermier at Opéra Royal de Versailles, Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center (recorded for Naxos); a tour of Handel’s Orlando with Philharmonia Baroque to the Mostly Mozart, Ravinia, and Tanglewood festivals; Scarlatti’s Tigrane at Opéra de Nice; nationally televised performances at the Cartagena International Music Festival with soprano Dawn Upshaw; and creating a leading role in the world premiere staging of Lera Auerbach’s The Blind at the Lincoln Center Festival.

Especially recognized for her work in Baroque repertoire, Yulia Van Doren has performed with most of the North American Baroque festivals and orchestras. Other recent debuts and engagements include performances with the San Francisco Symphony, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Houston Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the Folger Consort, and two trips to the Netherlands for performances with Radio Kamer Filharmonie.


Yulia Van Doren performs in The St. Matthew Passion on March 28 and 29.