Martha Guth Opera Singer

Martha Guth - Opera Singer


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Here are Martha's upcoming performance dates for 2015-16

More dates will be added as they are firmed up for the season, including a the release of a new recording for the NAXOS record label.

Already available is a solo disc of Schubert songs recorded for Musica Omnia with Penelope Crawford on Pianoforte. click here to purchase.

Baltimore Maryland

Baltimore Lieder Weekend  with Daniel Schlosberg, piano

10.31.15   The songs of Schumann's Later years

11.1.15    Fauré's: La Chanson D'Ève

New York City

Chelsea Opera  Glory Denied by Tom Cipullo

11.12.15  7:30pm

11.14.15  2:00pm

New York City

Casement Fund Song Series:  (Concert curator)

11.22.15  7:30pm  The Concert space at Beethoven Pianos 
Performers for this concert: Mireille Asselin and Laura Loewen


Ann Arbor, MI

University of Michigan final doctoral recital, Ann Arbor

12.5.16  8:00  Britton recital hall  songs of Fauré and Messiaen

St. John's Newfoundland

Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra

12.11.15  Messiah

12.12.15  Messiah

Recitals in Germany: Songs of Rudi Stephan, Ravel, Debussy with Pianist  Hinrich Alpers 

1.13.16 Berlin, Uferhallen: Pianosalon

1.15.16 Worms Castle Herrnschein

1.17.16 Sankt Goar  Presented by the St. Goar international Music Festival and Academy

Bright Sheng The Dream of the Red Chamber new opera workshop

2.18.16 Ann Arbor, MI  workshop performance

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Academy of Early Music, songs of Franz Schubert, with Penelope Crawford on Pianoforte (Graf)

3.4.16 8pm  Bloomfield Hills

3.5.16 8pm  Ann Arbor, MI

Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra

3.11.16   Mahler Symphony 4

Norfolk, Virginia

F. Ludwig Diehn Concert Series

3.21.16  Recital of schubert songs with Penelope Crawford on Fortepiano

Columbus, OH

Columbus Symphony

4.1.16  Mendelssohn's Elijah

4.1.16 Mendelssohn's Elijah

Holland Michigan

Holland Symphony Orchestra

4.22.16 Brahms Requiem

Toledo, OH

Toledo Symphony Orchestra

4.26.16  Mozart Requiem

New York City, Brooklyn

Casement Fund Song Series and Brooklyn Art Song Society (curator and performer) with Tyler Duncan, Erika Switzer and Michael Brofman

5.22.16  World premier performance of Andrew Staniland's new evening length song cycle with poetry and illustration by Robin Richardson

Earlier Dates:

June 8th- 22nd Vancouver International Song Institute, Vancouver, Canada

Martha returns to Vancouver as one of the founding faculty members of VISI where she will be teaching and performing -more info can be found at the website!

July 22nd, 8pm Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI.
Ann Arbor Festival of Song

Celebrating their 20th year in operation, Martha will join Baritone Jesse Blumberg for an evening of Schumann Songs including 'Frauenliebe und Leben'

July 26th, 7:30 pm Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria B.C. Canada
Victoria Summer Music Festival

A recital of All Schumann Songs, including the complete Myrthen Cycle and the Mignon/Harper songs, performed with long time partners,  Baritone Tyler Duncan and Pianist Erika Switzer.

August 1st, 8pm, Parish Church, Beaver Island, MI
Baroque on Beaver

Martha will return to the island to sing the solos in Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass alongside her husband, Bass Ricardo Lugo.

August 13th, 9pm, Union Hall, Rockport Maine
Bay Chamber Concerts

Martha will once again join Baritone Tyler Duncan and pianist Erika Switzer for an all Schumann Concert including his full cycle of 'Myrthen'

August 17th, 2014, 6pm Brewster Point Barn, Rockport Maine
Bay Chamber Concerts

Martha joins Baritone Tyler Duncan and the Bay Chamber Festival Ensemble and Gerald Steichen, to sing Telemann's little known intermezzo opera Pimpinone. 

October 8th, 7:30pm Belgisches haus, Neumarkt, Koeln, Germany
Im Zentrum Lied

A recital of songs all set to the poetry of Emily Dickinson, along with Hinrich Alpers at the piano

October 8th, 7:00pm Bürgmeisterhaus, Essen-Werden, Germany
Im Zentrum Lied

A recital of songs all set to the poetry of Emily Dickinson, along with Hinrich Alpers at the piano

Oct. 19th, 2014, 4pm,  National Cathedral, Washington D.C.
Cathedral Choral Society

Martha will sing the solos for Brahms'  'A German Requiem'

Oct. 22nd, 2014, 7pm, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola, Manhattan, NY
Sacred Music in Sacred Space

 Soprano I soloist for Mozart's Great Mass - the C minor

Oct. 25th, 8pm and Oct. 26th at 3pm, 2014, the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox
Spokane Symphony Orchestra

Soprano soloist for the Poulenc Stabat Mater

November 21st, 2014, 7:30pm, Frauenthal Theater, Muskegon MI
West Michigan Symphony Orchestra

Soprano Solist for Orff's Carmina Burana

November 23rd, 2014, 4pm, Ann Arbor, MI
Kerrytown Concert House

Martha will celebrate her CD release on the Musica Omnia Label of an all Schubert disc along with fortepianist Penelope Crawford. Stop by to listen to a night of Schubert and to pick up the new CD!

Previous Concert dates:

Leeds Lieder Festival
October 11th- 13th, 2013, Leeds, U.K.

Leeds Lieder Festival - two recitals with Pianist Graham Johnson: 
Opening night concert on Friday October 11th: 8:15 Eine Nacht in Venedig
Saturday October 12th: 11am Recital of Britten, Schubert  and more

October 19th-20th 

The 2013-14 season for the Casement Fund begins with a joint venture between the Five Boroughs Music Festival and the Brooklyn Art Song Society. We will present a two day,  five concert celebration of the vocal music of Benjamin Britten and I couldn't be more excited!

Day one of Britten in Song will be presented in conjunction with the Brooklyn Historical Society, and presented in their newly renovated space, just blocks away from where Britten lived in Brooklyn Heights.

Program one, 1pm: Spencer Myer, Pianist; Alex Richardson, Tenor; Karen Wierzba, Soprano

Tit for Tat

Selected English and Irish Folk Songs

Les Illuminations

Songs from the Chinese

Program two, 4pm:  Jocelyn Dueck, Piano; Martha Guth, Soprano; Geoffrey Williams, Countertenor; Steven Caldicott Wilson, tenor; Jesse Blumberg, Baritone

Canticle #2 Abraham And Issac

Canticle #4 Journey of the Magi

Selected Purcell Realizations

Hymn to St. Cecilia

Program Three, 7pm: Michael Brofman, Piano; Miori Sugiyama, Piano; Tami Petty, Soprano; Eve Gigliotti, Mezzo Soprano; Dominic Armstrong, tenor; Kyle Bielfield, tenor

Sechs Hoelderlin Fragmente

The poets echo

Seven Sonnets of Michaelangelo

Cabaret Songs

Day Two of Britten in Song: this two day celebration continues on Sunday in Manhattan at the Engelman Recital hall at Baruch College, and including special guest star Malcolm Martineau.  The Engleman recital Hall is located inside Baruch college in the 55 Lexington Ave building, with access available on East 25th street between Lexington avenue and Third Avenue.

Program Four, 1pm: Thomas Bagwell, Piano; Mary Mackenzie, Soprano; Michael Kelly, Baritone

Winter Words

Songs and Proverbs of William Blake

On this Island

Program Five, 4pm: Malcolm Martineau, Piano; Martha Guth Soprano, Naomi O'Connell, Mezzo Soprano, Nicky Spence, tenor, Michael Kelly, Baritone

Holy Sonnets of John Donne

Selected English, Irish and French Folk Songs

Selections from Who Are these Children 

The Red Cockatoo and other songs

Excerpts from Britten's Juvenilia

Nov. 17th Brooklyn Art Song Society , New York City

A recital of Schumann's Myrthen at The Firehouse Space with Nils Neubert, Tenor and Erika Switzer, Piano

Dec. 7th  The Rhode Island Philharmonic , Providence, RI

Handel's Messiah - Soprano Soloist

Dec. 15th - Casement Fund Song Series-second recital, NYC
National Opera Center, 8pm, 330 Seventh Ave, #1600

This recital curated by Martha for the Casement Fund is the second in a series of three.  It will feature Jamie Van Eyck, Mezzo Soprano and Jocelyn Dueck, Piano at the National Opera Center at 8pm. 

Jan 23rd-28th  Columbia, South Carolina

Recording and performance of 'Magna Mysteria' by John Fitz-Rogers 

Performance Sunday Jan. 26th, 4pm, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Columbia SC

Jan 30th  Voices of Ascension  New York City

Brahms Requiem - Soprano Soloist with the Voice's of Ascension Choral group led by Maestro Dennis Keene

Feb. 13th - Exponential Ensemble - New York City
7pm, National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave, #1600.

'Try me Good King'  - a recital with Spencer, Myer, Piano, and Pascal Archer, Clarinet.  The concert features works by Libby Larsen, Dowland, Schubert, Spohr and Schumann

Feb. 22nd and 23rd  ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, Columbus Ohio

Feb 22nd 5:30pm, Josephinum

Feb. 23rd 7pm, Southern Theater

Mozart C minor Mass 'Great Mass' - Soprano I soloist
David Danzmayr

For more information see: Promusica Chamber Orchestra

April 16th - recital at 'The Block' for the West Michigan Symphony, 7:30pm, 360 Western Ave, Muskegan, MI

April 18th-19th West Michigan Symphony, 7:30pm Frauenthal Theater, Muskegan, MI

Martha performs the  'Simple songs' by Aaron Kernis

April 26th, Evansville Philharmonic, Evansville Indiana

Soloist for Mahler's 'Ressurection Symphony', #2

May 18th Concord Chorale, Concord, NH, Capitol Center for the Arts

Soloist for Haydn's 'Creation'