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Mezzo-soprano Kehar Joanna Koslowsky Performs Brown Bag Concert Wednesday, March 6

on March 1, 2019 - 4:37pm
Kehar Joanna Koslowsky


The Los Alamos Arts Council Brown Bag Series presents Kehar Joanna Koslowsky, mezzo-soprano, in recital and accompanied by pianist Deborah Wagner at noon Wednesday, March 6 at Fuller Lodge.

Koslowsky is an accomplished choral and solo artist with a growing reputation in the New Mexico music scene. Since moving to Santa Fe, she has performed as a soloist, recitalist, and choral artist with the New Mexico Bach Society, the Santa Fe Symphony, the Zia Singers/New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus, the Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble, and in the TGIF series at the First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe.

A native of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., she received her degree in vocal performance from the University of Maryland, College Park. Specializing in early music, her oratorio and solo work includes works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Britten, and she has worked with conductors Kenneth Slowik, J. Reilly Lewis, Helmuth Rilling, Bill Roberts, and Tim Reno.

While in Washington DC, she sang with the Washington Bach Consort, Woodley Ensemble, and Cathedral Choral Society. A seasoned church musician, she sang at two historic churches in Washington; St. Michael’s Cathedral and St. John’s Church Lafayette Square, where she sang for both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Her roles include Diana in Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld with the Janiec Opera Company; Desdemona in Rossini’s Otello with Maryland Opera Workshop; Octavian in Der Rosenkavalier, Rosina in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Dorabella in Cosi Fan Tutte with the Crittenden Opera Studio; and multiple seasons as a chorus member with Saratoga Opera. 

Her recital on March 6 will include works by Mahler, Ravel, Rodrigo, Guastavino, Gordon, Montsalvatge, and Obradors.  Admission is free, and donations are welcome.