Crossley Hawn

Crossley Hawn

DC-based soprano Crossley Hawn enjoys an engaging career in various styles of music, and is thrilled to be back for her fifth engagement with Folger Consort. She has also served as guest soloist with ensembles including The City Choir of Washington, Cathedral Choral Society (with Eya Ensemble), Choralis, Chatham Baroque, Cathedra, The Reston Chorale, Maryland Choral Society, and Maryland Summer Chorus. She looks forward to additional 2020 solo engagements with City Choir of Washington, Cathedra, American University Choir & Orchestra, and Chatham Baroque. Crossley was the winner of the 2018 Choralis Young Artist Competition. She is a member of Eya: Ensemble for Medieval Music, an award-winning female trio. Crossley has also appeared with ensembles including Clarion Choir, Washington Bach Consort, The Thirteen, True Concord, Kinnara, Cathedra, Chantry, Bridge, and the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants. Crossley has has performed the roles of Dido/Dido and Aeneas, Giannetta/L'Elisir d'Amore, Drusilla/L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro, Adele/Die Fledermaus, Suor Dolcina/Suor Angelica, Amahl/Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Serpina/La Serva Padrona for which she was honored in DC Metro Theater Arts: Best of 2016. Other highlights include singing David Lang's the little match girl passion with the composer in attendance, performing in chamber choirs for two Popes, singing arias for Sir Anthony Hopkins in Italy, serving as cantor at Justice Antonin Scalia's funeral, and singing Defiant Requiem in Budapest and at the Lincoln Center.  She enjoys employment at The National Shrine and at the Washington National Cathedral, where she will be the soloist for a holiday pops program in late December. She is an Artist Director of Bridge, a professional vocal chamber ensemble specializing in new works for voices and early music. www.crossleyhawn.com

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