Crossley Hawn

Crossley Hawn

Soprano Crossley Hawn enjoys an engaging career in various styles of music in the DC area, and has served as soloist with ensembles including Cathedra (Pott’s My Song is Love Unknown), The City Choir of Washington (Charpentier’s Te Deum, Bartoldus’s Magnificat), Cathedral Choral Society (Einhorn’s Voices of Light), The Reston Chorale (Handel’s Messiah), Maryland Choral Society (Winter’s Missa Gaia), and Maryland Summer Chorus (Vivaldi’s Gloria).  She looks forward to returning to sing solos with City Choir of Washington this coming May.  Crossley was the winner of the 2018 Choralis Young Artist Competition, performing solos from Vaughan-Williams’s Dona Nobis Pacem and Jongen's Messe en l'honneur du Sant-Sacrement in October.  She is a member of Eya: Ensemble for Medieval Music, an award-winning female trio.  In addition to Folger Consort, Crossley has also appeared with ensembles including Cathedra, Washington Bach Consort, The Thirteen, Chantry, The Bridge Ensemble, The District Eight, and the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants.  Crossley has performed the roles of Dido in Dido and Aeneas, Giannetta in L'Elisir d'Amore, Drusilla in L'Incoronazione di Poppea, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Suor Dolcina in Suor Angelica, Amahl in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Serpina in 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 by request 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 as a chorister and cantor with the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and at the Washington National Cathedral.  

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