|April 7, Maggie Finnegan, soprano and James Busby, piano
Maggie Finnegan, soprano
James Busby, piano
Hailed by Opera News for her 'strong voice and noteworthy acting prowess,' Maggie Finnegan is a versatile soprano, singing repertoire spanning from medieval to contemporary. Maggie is one of five S&R Foundation's 2016 Washington Award winners and last June she made her Kennedy Center debut as the First Prize and Audience Award winner of the Washington International Competition for Voice. Specializing in new opera, she has performed roles with the Center for Contemporary Opera, Vital Opera, The Juventas New Music Ensemble, and The American Chamber Opera Company. This season her solo concert appearances include performances with the Boston Lyric Opera Signature Series, the Avanti Orchestra, the New Dominion Chorale, The Camerata Singers of Monterey County, The City Choir of Washington and the PyeongChang Winter Music Festival in South Korea.
An avid chamber music performer and recitalist, Maggie brought her solo contemporary art song recital The Goddess Wept to the inaugural Capital Fringe Festival Chamber Music Series in Washington DC. This season she will perform recitals in Boston, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City. In addition to solo cabaret and recital performances, she has appeared with the LA-based performance art group My Barbarian, The Lorelei Ensemble, Musica Sacra, New York Choral Artists with the New York Philharmonic, and The Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall, LA Opera Chorus, The Metropolitan Opera Chorus and The Metropolitan Opera Guild School Programs Tour. Please visit her at www.maggiefinnegansoprano.com.