Elisabeth Halliday

Based in New York City, Soprano Elisabeth Halliday works with established and emerging composers to commission and premiere new classical vocal repertoire. Elisabeth sings primarily with the commissioning opera ensemble Rhymes With Opera, which she co-founded, and additionally with such diverse ensembles as Hotel Elefant, Experiments in Opera, NYsoundCircuit, Chelsea Opera, Ashcan Orchestra, New York Opera Alliance, 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, 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.

Elisabeth trained at the Peabody Conservatory and currently studies with Manhattan School of Music’s Ashley Putnam. www.rhymeswithopera.org