In my beloved Austin, I’m grateful for the load of talent and dedication behind tomorrow’s concert. What a joy it’s been to rehearse this week with Chan Yang Lim, Ellie Jarrett, Soonchan Kwon, Tim O’Brien, and Kelly Kuo. What luck is ours, to make sound some beloved Brahms, and to delight our … Continue Reading →


I can finally post the official press release from SongFusion, a wonderful organization that supports the art song repertoire and its innovative performance through unexpected collaborations. I’m joining baritone Michael Kelly as co-artistic director. We can’t wait to share our plans with you – follow that link to see the … Continue Reading →


I’m writing in a state of exhilaration after our first orchestra reading for Nozze at Wolf Trap. What a joy to be back with the musicians of the Washington, DC area. It’s such a rich scene! There’s so much going on here – symphony, opera, oratorio, chamber music. Players are skilled and … Continue Reading →

Wolf Trap Update

Hello from Vienna, Virginia, where we are halfway through rehearsals for Le nozze di Figaro. I’m loving my cast and my team, and feeling very lucky to be part of this fruitful atmosphere. And I wanted to share an article I wrote about this most wonderful opera – actually about one of … Continue Reading →


Rehearsals have begun for Le nozze di Figaro here at Wolf Trap. Already there’s been some fine singing. I love the first day of music rehearsal, hearing everyone as they listen to each other, adapt, lead, follow, and generally begin to figure it out. I’m lucky to be partnered with an exciting … Continue Reading →