JENNIFER GOLTZ

  • FROM : USA

Soprano

Soprano Jennifer Goltz specializes in the performance of new music and fin de si├Ęcle art song.  Her 10-year affiliation with the ensemble Brave New Works has yielded performances across the country of such works as Leslie Bassett's Pierrot Songs, William Bolcom's Briefly It Enters, George Crumb's Madrigals, Bright Sheng's Three Chinese Love Songs, and Alberto Ginastera's Cantata para America Magica, as well as the premieres of Andrew Mead's Let the Air Circulate and Far Cry, Carter Pann's Women, and Sea Changes by Forrest Pierce.  In 1999, she performed Luciano Berio's Circles with Klangforum Wien at the Salzburg Music Festival, at the invitation of the composer.  In recent years, Goltz has become known for her sensitive and elegant Mozart interpretations, including appearances as soprano soloist for the Mass in C Minor, Coronation Mass, and Requiem at the Esterhazy Palace in Eisenstadt, Austria and Stephansdom in Vienna.  She can be heard on Evan Chambers' Cold Water, Dry Stone (Albany) and Logan Skelton's An American Circus (Centaur).  In 2007 she released a recording of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot lunaire with the Los Angeles-based ensemble inauthentica on MSR Classics. Goltz holds Master's degrees in Vocal Performance and Music Theory and a Ph.D. in Music Theory from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.