Sarah Pelletier

Praised by the Boston Globe for possessing “virtues of voice, intelligence and musicianship… with purity of tone and expression”, soprano Sarah Pelletier demonstrates these qualities in all her performances. She has performed as guest artist at Spoleto Festival USA, Bard Music Festival, and Aldeburgh Festival. Highlights of past seasons include a solo recital on the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage; Berg’s Wozzeck and Schwantner’s Magabunda with New England Philharmonic; Bach B minor Mass with San Francisco Bach Choir; Handel’s Messiah with New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; Mahler Symphony No. 4 with Princeton Symphony Orchestra; the title role in Schumann’s Genoveva and Handel’s Ariodante with Emmanuel Music; and Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd with Princeton Festival Opera. Ms. Pelletier has toured with Maestro Seiji Ozawa to Japan, China, and Italy with performances of Madama Butterfly and Peter Grimes at the Saito Kinen Festival and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. She received Vocal Fellowships at Tanglewood and at the Ravinia Festival.

Ms. Pelletier has given solo recitals at Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and Goethe Institute. Her interest in Contemporary Music has led to premieres by Howard Frazin, John Goodman, James Yannatos, and Arlene Zallman with performances under the direction of Lukas Foss, Robert Spano, and John Harbison. She has performed for Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music, “Music in Time Series” at Spoleto Festival USA, Santa Fe New Music, and Composers in Red Sneakers. Ms. Pelletier is recorded on Chesky Records. She is currently on the Voice Faculty at Princeton University.