Kit Emory

Mezzo-soprano Kit Emory has been a featured soloist with the Handel & Haydn Society, New York Virtuoso Singers, Collegiate Chorale of NY, and numerous other fine ensembles in both New York and Boston. She has performed, toured, and recorded regularly with six-time Grammy-nominated Boston Baroque, Bach Vespers, Voices of Ascension, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, the Bard Festival Chorale, the Choir of St. Luke in the Fields, and the critically-acclaimed Saint Tikhon Choir. From playing a truckstop waitress at Carnegie Hall with Christine Ebersole & Nathan Gunn in Ricky Ian Gordon’s Grapes of Wrath to performing Bach cantatas with the Orpheus Ensemble at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, to singing in Dothraki for Game of Thrones-Live Concert Experience, Kit has enjoyed a varied musical career. She has premiered works by Sheehan, Harbison, Lang, Corigliano, Musgrave, and others; toured the U.S. with NY City Opera, Houston Grand Opera and Opera New England; performed roles with Virginia Opera, Sarasota Opera, and the Opera Theatre of St. Louis. She sang in London’s Proms Festival with Sir Roger Norrington, in the Edinburgh Festival with Mark Morris’s production of Orféo, and in Denmark and Sweden with the New York Virtuoso Singers. In 2018, she participated as both singer and actress in David Lang and Claudia Rankine’s Mile-Long Opera, a powerful performance piece that attracted international attention and acclaim during its week-long run in New York City. An honors graduate of Harvard University, Kit studied voice at the New England Conservatory of Music.