Elisabeth Halliday-Quan

Originally from Lexington, Massachusetts, Soprano Elisabeth Halliday works with established and emerging composers to commission and premiere new classical vocal repertoire. In addition to her commissioning work as a co-founder and core ensemble member of Rhymes With Opera, Elisabeth has spent a decade partnering with American composers to commission and interpret new music for the voice. She has sung with such diverse ensembles as Con Vivo Music, Hotel Elefant, Experiments in Opera, NYsoundCircuit, Chelsea Opera, Ashcan Orchestra, New York Opera Alliance, the Emerging Voices Project, The Fourth Wall, The Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, and more. She has performed at (le) Poisson Rouge, the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Issue Project Room, Roulette, the National Opera Center, the New Music Gathering, Avaloch Farm, Omaha Under the Radar, Music in the Alps, JACK, the Tenri Cultural Institute, Barrow Mansion, and many other venues and festivals on the front lines of promoting new and experimental classical music.