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… immense dramatic soprano”

jennifer goltz-taylor

classical voice north america

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“Elizabeth van Os’ rich, dark soprano voice embodies Bess’ stern mother expressing a range of emotions form anger to fear and ultimately coldness, but never indifference to her daughters plight”

roopa chauhan

runner detroit

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“Not only is the voice a lovely affecting one, but her stage presence is way beyond average.”

meche kroop

voce di meche

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“In an arduous but brief walk-on, soprano Elizabeth Smith made a striking impression.”

john yolahem

parterre box

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There are nice character touches, such as Elizabeth van Os as Jeff Sessions, sneaking cookies in and out of the “televised frame”

susan galbraith

dc theater Scene

about

Elizabeth Van Os, known for her dynamic stage presence, flexible technique and impressive vocal range, has been an active part of the New York music scene since 2012, with opera credits including Gianni Schicchi, Die Zauberflöte, Così fan Tutte, La Bohéme, Juliette, and Faust. A accomplished ensemble singer, she has appeared with Musica Sacra, The New York Virtuoso Singers, The Master Voices, Saint George’s Choral Society, the New York Philharmonic Chorus, and the Bard Festival Chorale. She frequently works with emerging conductors as a member of the Conductors Chorus under the direction of James Bagwell. As a concert soloist, she has appeared with the MasterVoices, The American Symphony Orchestra, The Ars Musica Chorale of New Jersey, and The Berkshire Bach Society, The Astoria Choir, The St. George Choral Society, and more. She is also a passionate educator, photographer, and graphic designer and lives in New York City with her wife and two small cats.

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Elizabeth van Os, Soprano | Joseph Yungen, Piano

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" ... immense dramatic soprano" jennifer goltz-taylor classical voice north america

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"Elizabeth van Os' rich, dark soprano voice embodies Bess' stern mother expressing a range of emotions form anger to fear and ultimately coldness, but never indifference to her daughters plight" roopa chauhan runner detroit

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"Not only is the voice a lovely affecting one, but her stage presence is way beyond average." meche kroop voce di meche

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"In an arduous but brief walk-on, soprano Elizabeth Smith made a striking impression." john yolahem parterre box

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There are nice character touches, such as Elizabeth van Os as Jeff Sessions, sneaking cookies in and out of the "televised frame" susan galbraith dc theater Scene