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Bach’s Lunch – Mellissa Hughes
October 5, 2023 @ 12:10 pm - 12:50 pm
About the Artist
Hailed by The New York Times as “a versatile, charismatic soprano endowed with brilliant technique and superlative stage instincts…indispensable to New York’s new-music ecosystem,” Mellissa Hughes enjoys a busy international career in both contemporary and early music. Recent and upcoming highlights include Chicago Symphony’s “Beyond the Score” performances celebrating Pierre Boulez; Ted Hearne’s Wikileaks oratorio “The Source” at BAM, LA Opera, and San Francisco Opera; international performances with John Zorn, Alarm Will Sound, Bang on a Can All-Stars, a solo recital for American Songbook at Lincoln Center; an acclaimed recording release of Jacob Cooper’s SilverThreads, from Nonesuch Records. Hughes’s additional discography includes multiple albums from New Amsterdam records, and “Shelter”, a video opera by Bang on a Can composers Michael Gordon, and Pulitzer Prize winners David Lang and Julia Wolfe, released by Cantalope records. She has recorded tracks for the WNYC program Radiolab, is featured on the soundtrack of the Oscar winning film Moonlight. Mellissa currently resides in Southern New Hampshire and enjoys keeping an active voice studio.
The 2023 -’24 Bach’s Lunch series in made possible in part through the generosity of