Sarah Beatty, MMus

Faculty Part Time

Sarah Beatty made her concert debut in 1973 when, as a member of the Chicago Symphony Chorus she was called upon to sing, on one hour's notice the soprano solo in the Beethoven Missa Solemnis under the baton of Sir Georg Solti. Subsequently she appeared as soloist with the Chicago Symphony in Schumann's Das Paradies und Die Peri, Haydn's Creation, and Sessions' When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd with Carlo Maria Giulini, Henry Mazur, and frequently with Sir Georg. This provided an opportunity to audition for James Levine at the Metropolitan Opera. A rostered artist for 1977 she sang Helmwige in the season's performances of Die Walkuere under the baton of Erich Leinsdorf. Orchestral appearances include those with symphonies of San Francisco, Minnesota, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Detroit in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony which was broadcast nationally on public TV. She sang the role of Winter in the American premier of Cavalli's L'Egisto under Raymond Leppard. An original member of
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