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 sixth 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. 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 Washington Bach Consort, True Concord, Kinnara, Chorosynthesis, Cathedra, The Thirteen, Chantry, Bridge, and the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants. Crossley 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, 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. She recently served as Project Manager and ensemble soprano for Experiential Orchestra's premiere recording of Dame Ethel Smyth's The Prison. She is an Artist Director of Bridge, a professional vocal chamber ensemble specializing in new works for voices and early music. www.crossleyhawn.com