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Yvonne Frazier as Ariadne in Ariadne auf Naxos...

In America, Ms Frazier made her Carnegie Hall debut in New York City in the Mozart Requiem and Vaughan Williams' Dona Nobis Pacem with the New York Choral Society. At Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall, she sang with the Boy's Choir of Harlem in Ode to St. Cecilia's Day by Handel to great success. Other American engagements include Opera Company of Boston, Opera Ebony, the American Symphony Orchestra, the St. Luke's Chamber ensemble, Nashville symphony Orchestra and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Additionally, Ms Frazier toured extensively across America with the Eliot Feld Ballet singing a song cycle arranged by Mr. Feld of Goethe songs by Hugo Wolf which he entitled Adieu. With the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, Ms Frazier had many engagements singing at the Metropolitan Opera and New York City Center. Ms Frazier was a member of the AGMA music union as well as the Screen Actor's Guild of America through which she gained credits for extensive studio experience singing for Hollywood motion picture sound tracks.

...and as Elisabetta in Verdi's Don Carlo.

Ms Frazier's European engagements include the Zurich Opera, Rome Opera, Amsterdam Opera, Nice Opera, Hannover State Theater as well as the theaters in Dortmund, Aachen, Augsburg, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Hagen, Kaiserslautern and Bern with Yoram David and Mario Venzago in roles ranging from Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito, Mimi in La Boheme, Elisabeth in Don Carlo, Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco, to roles such as Venus in Wagner's Tannhäuser (Paris Version) to the title roles in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos and Verdi's Aida.

Oratorio and orchestral engagements have included such works as the Verdi Requiem, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, Dvorak's Stabat Mater, Death of Cleopatra of Berlioz with the Staatsphilharmoni of Gdansk, Poland, the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Gasteig in Munich, the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf and the Rosengarten in Mannheim, all in Germany; the Casino in Basel, Switzerland, the Residence Orchestra in The Hague, The National Radio Orchestra in Hilversum and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam in The Netherlands to name a few. Ms Frazier participates regularly in benefit concerts and galas such as The German Film Ball and The Diamond Trading Company's (a division of De Beers) prestigious Diamond Design Awards held in Venice, Italy, as well as Spiritual programs.

Yvonne Frazier is a native of Cleveland, Ohio where she received her earliest musical education before moving to Massachusetts where she studied and graduated from the University of Lowell with subsequent study at Boston Conservatory. Ms Frazier is a recipient of the Lani Nakashima Award from the Juilliard School of Music as well as a scholarship recipient for study at the Tanglewood Institute of Music, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa and Leonard Bernstein directors, in the Phyllis Curtin program for singers.