Jamie Van Eyck
JAMIE VAN EYCK (mezzo-soprano) appeals to audiences and critics alike as a compelling young artist in opera and concert. This season, she reprises the roles of Dido and the Sorceress with MMDG in Dido and Aeneas, and debuts with the Alabama Symphony as Hansel in Hansel and Gretel. She returns to the Colorado Symphony for Handel’s Messiah and is a guest artist for multiple organizations including Baylor University, where she is an Assistant Professor of Voice. Ms. Van Eyck will spend the summer touring South Africa in concerts featuring the songs of Johannes Brahms. Ms. Van Eyck is a recording artist with Bridge Records of New York, and can be heard on the American Symphony Orchestra’s recording of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9. She has been featured at the Tanglewood Music Festival and Ojai Festival, among others, and has sung leading roles with opera companies such as Arizona Opera, Boston Lyric Opera, and Wolf Trap Opera. An avid proponent of contemporary American music, Ms. Van Eyck has sung two world premiere performances at Carnegie Hall, including a new song cycle by Ned Rorem. At the Tanglewood Music Center, she performed the role of Mama in the premiere of Elliott Carter’s What Next? under the baton of James Levine. Her performance can be seen on the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s DVD release of the opera.