Oratorio Chorale

Mozart Requiem Soloists

Estelí Gomez, soprano

Praised for her “clear, bright voice” (New York Times), “effortless, spun-silk timbre” (Lucid Culture) and “artistry that belies her young years” (Kansas City Metropolis), soprano Estelí Gomez is gaining recognition as a stylish interpreter of both early and contemporary repertoire.  Estelí has sung under the batons of Simon Carrington, Bernard Labadie, Sir Neville Marriner, Helmut Rilling, and Stephen Layton, for audiences across North America, as well as France, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Netherlands, China, Korea, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka.  In January 2014 she received a Grammy award with vocal octet Roomful of Teeth  . . . read more

Virginia Warnken, alto

Hailed by the New York Times as an “elegant,” “rich-toned alto” with “riveting presence,” Grammy© Award-winning mezzo-soprano Virginia Warnken is becoming known throughout the American musical community for her heartfelt interpretations of the works of Bach, Handel, and their contemporaries, as well as for her exciting and unique performances of avant-garde 20th and 21st century works. She is a founding member of the groundbreaking Grammy© Award-winning alternative-classical vocal band Roomful of Teeth, described as “Powerful” by Rolling Stone Magazine . . . read more

Eric Dudley, tenor

Eric Dudley leads a diverse career as a conductor, singer, pianist and composer in New York. Following distinguished tenures as assistant conductor for the Cincinnati and Princeton symphony orchestras, his guest conducting engagements include the International Contemporary Ensemble, TENET, The Camerata Orchestra (Bloomington, IN), Hartford Symphony Orchestra (CT), Adelphi Chamber Orchestra (NJ), and the Melbourne International Arts Festival in Australia. This year marks his second season on the conducting faculty of Mannes College/The New School for Music in New York  . . . read more

Dashon Burton, bass-baritonr

Bass-baritone Dashon Burton is a native of Bronx, NY. Praised for his “nobility and rich tone,” (New York Times) and hailed as “excellent,” (Akron Beacon Journal) and “robust” (Cleveland Plain Dealer), he is active in a wide range of repertoire and feels privileged to have worked with artists and ensembles all across the U.S. as well as in Cameroon, Canada, Italy, and Germany. Recent collaborations include Pierre Boulez, Masaaki Suzuki and Steven Smith. He began his professional studies at Case Western Reserve University and graduated from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.  . . . read more