GLORIA RAYMOND

Gloria Raymond

Gloria Raymond, mezzo-soprano, holds music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music and the University of Maine, and has extensive experience in a broad range of oratorio, opera, recital, choral and contemporary music performances. She has been a soloist with numerous ensembles throughout New England, including the Boston Symphony, Boston POPS, Collage Contemporary Music Ensemble, Boston Musica Viva, the Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, the Portland Symphony Chamber Orchestra, the Bangor Symphony, the Mount Desert Summer Chorale, and the Boston Aria Guild. She has participated in music festivals with the L.A. Philharmonic Institute, the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood, the North Conway Bach Festival, the Saco River Festival, and the Berkshire Choral Institute. She has premiered works of Boston composers John Harbison, Donald Sur and Earl Kim, and has recorded contemporary works by William Thomas McKinley, Robert Kyr, Peter Child, Nancy Faxon and Charles Fussell.

For many years Ms. Raymond has been a soloist with Emmanuel Music of Boston, performing in their weekly Bach Cantata series, the Brahms and Schubert recital series, and in concerts of works by Schütz, Handel, and Mozart. This season's performances include the Schubert Mass in E Flat with Emmanuel Music, Beethoven's Missa Solemnis with Music Worcester, and Bach's St. Matthew Passion with The Cantata Singers.

You may contact Ms. Raymond by sending email to raym@med.mit.edu.

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