Yulia Van Doren

 Yulia Van Doren

Soprano Yulia Van Doren’s recent performances include Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Joshua with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Poulenc’s Gloria with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Charlotte Symphony, a Canadian tour of Bach’s Mass in B Minor with Arion Baroque Orchestra, and Mark Morris Dance Group’s Dido and Aeneas at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in March 2018.

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 Orchestra 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, 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 Christmas Oratorio on November 25 and 26.