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Sherezade Panthaki

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki has developed ongoing collaborations with many of the world’s leading interpreters including Nicholas McGegan, Simon Carrington, John Scott, Mark Morris, and Masaaki Suzuki, with whom she made her New York Philharmonic debut in a program of Bach and Mendelssohn. She last appeared with Music of the Baroque in October 2013.

Highlights of past and current seasons include Handel’s Messiah with Bach Collegium Japan in Tokyo; Handel’s Saul with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Houston Symphony; the title role in Handel’s Acis and Galatea with the Mark Morris Dance Group; Handel and Bach with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Handel’s Solomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie; Handel’s Messiah with the Nashville Symphony; Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with the Yale Schola Cantorum; Poulenc’s Stabat Mater with Simon Carrington; Britten’s War Requiem with the Louisville Choral Arts Society; Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Cantata BWV 51 with the Portland Baroque Orchestra (Oregon); Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie and the Yale Philharmonia; solo concerts of Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi with Rebel Baroque Orchestra; Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and solo cantatas with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in New York City; and Bach’s St. John Passion, St. Matthew Passion, and Brahms’s German Requiem with John Scott and the Choir and Orchestra of St. Thomas Fifth Avenue, New York City.

Born and raised in India, Sherezade Panthaki holds an Artist Diploma from the Yale School of Music and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music. She earned a Master’s degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor’s degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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