Camerata Notturna

Susanna Phillips, soprano
Gemma New, conductor

Saturday December 3, 2016 at 8:00PM
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church
152 West 66th Street, New York, NY

Purchase Tickets Online

  • Alberto Ginastera Glosses sobre temes de Pau Casals (1974) (NY premiere of original version)
  • Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 105
  • Maurice Ravel Ma mère l’Oye (“Mother Goose”) Suite
  • Richard Strauss Four Last Songs
    Susanna Phillips, soprano

About the Artists

Susanna Phillips, soprano

One of the world's foremost young vocalists, Susanna Phillips this season stars at the Metropolitan Opera as Clémence in the US premiere of Kaija Saariaho’s L’amour de Loin and as Musetta in La Boheme. In addition to her numerous appearances at the Met and the other leading opera houses of the world, she has also performed in recent seasons with orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Camerata Notturna (back in 2012). Ms. Phillips is also the winner of four of the world's leading vocal competitions - Operalia (both First Place and the Audience Prize), the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, the MacAllister Awards and the George London Foundation.

Gemma New, conductor

Gemma New, in her second season as Principal Conductor of Camerata Notturna, was recently appointed Music Director of the Hamilton (Ontario) Philharmonic, and also currently serves as Resident Conductor of the St. Louis Symphony and Music Director of the Baltimore-based Lunar Ensemble. In the recent seasons, she has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and made her Carnegie Hall debut as part of the American Soundscapes series, conducting music of Adams, Ives, and Norman. She has been a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, an Ansbacher Fellow with the Vienna Philharmonic and the Kurt Masur fellow with the Leipzig Symphony. Named as a "Woman Conductor on the Rise" by WQXR Radio, she is a graduate of the conducting program at the Peabody Institute.