Margot Rood

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Soprano Margot Rood, hailed for her “colorful and vital” singing by The Washington Post, performs a wide range of repertoire.

The 2019/2020 season marks her debuts with Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, South Florida’s Enlightenment Festival, Edinburgh’s Dunedin Consort and The National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Recent and upcoming solo appearances in the United States include those with Handel + Haydn Society, Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque, New Jersey Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, TENET, Seraphic Fire, Bach Collegium San Diego, A Far Cry, and numerous concerts with acclaimed renaissance ensemble Blue Heron.

Margot's recent and upcoming stage appearances include La Renommée in Lalande's Les Fontaines de Versailles and Oreste Nunzia in Francesca Caccini's Alcina with Boston Early Music Festival, Galatea in Acis & Galatea with Handel + Haydn Society, Polly Peachum in The Beggar’s Opera and Hyacinthus in Mozart's Apollo et Hyacinthus with Emmanuel Music. Notable operatic releases include the role of La Paix in Charpentier's Les Arts Florissants with Boston Early Music Festival (CPO), and the role of Emily Webb on Monadnock Music's recording of Ned Rorem’s Our Town (New World Records). She can be heard on Blue Heron's Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks Vol. 5, which won the Gramophone Award for Early Music in 2018.

Margot is a member of Beyond Artists and supports My Sister's Place, an institution that provides resources to domestic violence survivors, through her performances.

Photo credit: Ars Magna Studio