Soprano Elizabeth Keusch has won international acclaim performing works ranging from the Renaissance period to the present, in recital and on the operatic and concert stages. She recently performed the Argentinian premiere of Helmut Lachenmann’s opera Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern with the Teatro Colón. She has performed the piece with Staatsoper Stuttgart, Neue Oper Wien, and Opera ad hoy of Madrid, Spain. Ms. Keusch sang the U.S. premiere of Lachenmann’s tour de force for soprano and piano …got lost… at the Tanglewood Music Center to high critical acclaim. Upcoming performances will be at the Gardner Museum in Boston, Leuven (Belgium), and Karlsruhe (Germany).
The soprano has performed with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project (the Statue in Lucas Foss’s Griffelkin), Boston Philharmonic (Mahler’s 8th Symphony), Boston Symphony Orchestra (Golijov’s La Pasión según San Marcos), Paris National Opera (Matthias Pintscher’s L’espace derniers), Cleveland Symphony (Oliver Knussen’s Songs for Sue) , the National Symphony of Canada (Mendelssohn’s Elijah), Los Angeles Philharmonic (MacMillan, Kurtag, Castiglioni), Orquestra Nacional de Mexico (Britten’s War Requiem), and Stuttgart Bach Collegium (Bach, Handel, Mozart, Brahms). An avid champion of chamber music, Ms. Keusch has performed with Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Klangforum Wein, Ensemble Contrapunctus (Portugal), Da Capo Chamber Players, Bang on a Can, Boston Musica Viva, the Chameleon ensemble, and the Brentano, Pacifica and Borromeo string quartets. Ms. Keusch holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance from the University of North Texas, a Master of Music and Artist Diploma in Voice Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music.