Kristina Bachrach

Kristina Bachrach, soprano (Le Grange, IL), has made debuts at Carnegie Hall and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and performed over fifty recitals across the United States. In recent seasons she made her Off-Broadway debut, co-starring in a 39-show run of Because I Could Not Stop: An Encounter with Emily Dickinson with the Ensemble for the Romantic Century, and had international concert debuts in Japan and Italy. On the operatic stage, Kristina’s roles include Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Musetta in La bohème, La Princesse in L'enfant et les sortilèges, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola, gracing the main stage with Opera Philadelphia, Nashville Opera, Opera Naples, and Gotham Chamber Opera among others. She appeared in the New York premiere of To Be Sung by Pascal Dusapin with the Center of Contemporary Opera, and created the role of Lucinda in the world premiere of Dark Sisters by Nico Muhly. A concert veteran, Kristina has been featured in nearly one hundred recitals of art song and chamber music across the country and around the world. Her training includes residencies with the Marlboro Music Festival, Tanglewood, Yellow Barn, and the Banff Centre. She is a Grand Prize winner of the Artist Presentation Society of St. Louis Competition, the Ziering Conlon International Art Song Competition, and American Prize in Vocal Performance. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2016)