Pamela Dellal, voice, has enjoyed a distinguished career as an acclaimed soloist and recitalist. She has appeared in Symphony Hall, the Kennedy Center, Avery Fisher Hall, and the Royal AlbertHall, and premiered a Harbison chamber work in New York, San Francisco, Boston and London. Dellal has received critical acclaim for performances of Brahms'Alto Rhapsody, Handel's Messiah, Mozart's C-minor Mass, and Bach's B-minor Mass, St. Matthew and St. John Passions. Operatic appearances include leading roles in the operas Alcina, AlbertHerring, Dido and Aeneas, La Clemenza di Tito, Così Fan Tutte, Vanessa, The Rape of Lucretia, and Winter’s Tale. She has been featured by the Handel and Haydn Society, Aston Magna, The Boston Early Music Festival, Tokyo Oratorio Society, Opera Company of Boston, the National Chamber Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and the Dallas Bach Society, appearing in concert in major cities in Europe, the United States, Australia and Japan.
Dellal’s association with Emmanuel Music’s renowned cantata series spans her entire career, including performances of nearly every sacred work by Bach. Known for her work in historical repertoires from medieval through classical, Dellal has appeared multiple times with theBoston Early Music Festival, Ensemble Chaconne and the Musicians of the Old Post Road and was a longtime member of the Blue Heron Renaissance Choir. During a seven-year association with the renowned medieval ensemble Sequentia Dellal made numerous recordings of the music of Hildegard von Bingen. A passionate advocate for contemporary music, she has premiered works by many prominent composers. Her extensive discography comprises over 40 recordings. She is greatly sought after for her translations of vocal libretti; the complete vocal works of J.S. Bach are available on the Emmanuel Music website. She is also a major contributor of translations to the recently-completed C.P.E. Bach Complete Works edition. As an educator, Dellal serves on the faculty at The Longy School of Music of Bard College and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and is the Director of the Emmanuel Music Bach Institute. www.pameladellal.com