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Sylvia Leith

Mezzo Soprano

Sylvia Leith, mezzo-soprano, is a soloist and consort singer praised for her “plangent” and “creamy” tone and “stirring” delivery (Washington Classical Review, Cultural Voice of North Carolina). She has appeared as a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony, Washington Bach Consort, Oregon Bach Festival, Bach Akademie Charlotte, Tempesta di Mare, Emmanuel Music Baltimore, in repertoire ranging from Bach, Handel, and Purcell to Mahler, Elgar, and Copland. Solo highlights of her 2023–24 season include Messiah with the Choir of St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium with Washington Bach Consort, and Mozart’s Requiem with Princeton Pro Musica. Her operatic roles include Nerone in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea, Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto, Hänsel in Humperdinck’s Hänsel und Gretel, and others. Sylvia earned her bachelor’s degree in German from Yale University and a master’s in Voice from Boston University, where she studied with Penelope Bitzas.

This Artist performs in the following events:

Individual concert assignments will be announced shortly.

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