Elizabeth Bates

Soprano Elizabeth Bates is increasingly in demand as a performer of both early and new music. Based in New York City, she is a regular member of the Choir of Trinity Wall Street. With renowned performer and composer John Zorn, she has sung in art galleries around the world, including the Louvre Museum in Paris, The Śląskie Museum in Katowice, Poland, The Art Institute of Chicago and the Guggenheim and Frick Museums in New York City. She has also appeared both nationally and internationally with Bang on a Can All-Stars, Alarm Will Sound, Terry Riley, the American Classical Orchestra, Juilliard’s AXIOM, and TENET Vocal Artists. Elizabeth's solo performances include Handel's Messiah and Fauré's Requiem with the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra, for which the New York Times described her Pie Jesu as "a limpid, sweetly optimistic plea for eternal rest." Elizabeth holds a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in French from Middlebury College.