A native of Bolivar, New York, soprano Joélle Harvey is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most promising young talents of her generation. She is the recipient of a 2011 First Prize Award from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, a 2009 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation, and a 2010 Encouragement Award (in honor of Norma Newton) from the George London Foundation.
Recent engagements included Bach Magnificats with Arcangelo at deSingel, St. John’s Smith Square and St Mary’s Church Tetbury; Messiah with Indianapolis Symphony; Inès La favorite with Washington Concert Opera; Nannetta Falstaff with Arizona Opera; Michal Saul with the Handel & Haydn Society; concerts with Les Violons du Roy and St Paul Chamber Orchestra, and her debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich as Emilie in Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes.
This season sees Joelle will singing Susanna Figaro with Milwaukee Symphony; give concerts with London Symphony Orchestra, Pygmalion Ensemble, Cleveland Orchestra, The English Concert and San Francisco Symphony, and return to the Glyndebourne Festival as Servilia La Clemenza di Tito. Joelle will sing alongside the New York Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of John Adams’ new piece The Flowering Tree, and later take on the role of Dalinda Ariodante with The English Concert.