Soprano Kristen Watson, hailed by critics for her “blithe and silvery” tone (Boston Globe) and “striking poise” (Opera News) has made solo appearances with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Group, American Classical Orchestra, Boston Baroque, and the Handel & Haydn Society, at such venues as Walt Disney Concert Hall, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and Boston’s Symphony Hall.
As a versatile crossover artist, she has performed with the Boston Pops in programs ranging from Mozart to Richard Rodgers, and and shared the stage with veteran actress Shirley Jones in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel.
Opera audiences have heard her with Odyssey Opera, Opera Boston, Boston Lyric Opera, Opera New England, Boston University Opera Institute, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Five College Opera, and Intermezzo Opera in such roles as Anne Trulove in The Rake’s Progress, Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the Voice of the Fountain in Osvaldo Golijov’s Ainadamar directed by Peter Sellars.
Kristen has been recognized by the Concert Artists Guild, Oratorio Society of New York, Joy in Singing, American Bach Society, and Louisville Bach Society competitions.
Originally from Kansas, Kristen holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and Boston University.
The Cape Symphony is delighted to have Kristen join us for New Year's Day Party on Sunday, January 1 at 3:00 PM. For more information and to purchase tickets for New Year's Day Party, visit capesymphony.org, call the Box Office at 508-362-1111, or visit 1060 Falmouth Road in Hyannis, MA. The Cape Symphony Box Office is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.