Vocalist - Mezzo-Soprano
Lauded for her "lustrous and expressive voice" by the Seattle Times after her performances as Adalgisa in Norma, mezzo-soprano Phyllis Pancella receives continuous critical acclaim for her artistic versatility, superlative musicianship, and powerful stage presence. A truly accomplished artist, she has appeared on many of the finest international opera, symphony, and recital stages in repertoire ranging from the Baroque era to that of the present century.
“Other standouts include Phyllis Pancella, who nailed the sometimes challenging vocalizations written into the role of Mrs. Gibbs.”
Recorded live during performances on April 29 and May 1, 2011, Mozart's Requiem is the second installment of H&H's Mozart trilogy with Harry Christophers on the CORO label. The track list will comprise Mozart's Requiem and Ave verum corpus. The CD will also include the first ever period instrument recording of Mozart's Per questa bella mano, featuring H&H's own Rob Nairn on double bass.