Hailed for her “sparkling voice” (Opera News) and “full-toned soprano” (New York Classical Review), Meg Dudley has established herself as a versatile vocal artist in a variety of genres. In 2019-2020, Ms. Dudley returns to Boston’s renowned Lorelei Ensemble for her third season. Additionally this season, she is a featured soloist with Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY (Philip Glass Symphony No. 5), the Berkshire Bach Society (BWV 196 and 153, Telemann’s Singet dem Herrn), Paul Taylor Dance Company (Poulenc’s Gloria), Manhattan Concert Productions (Haydn’s Mass in the Time of War), the University of Michigan (Jocelyn Hagan’s A Mass), St. George Choral Society (Mendelssohn’s Elijah), and the renowned Bach Vespers series at Holy Trinity (BWV 116).
Ms. Dudley’s recent solo appearances include a concert performance of Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Debussy’s Nocturnes with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the world premiere of Kareem Roustom’s Hurry to the Light with A Far Cry and Lorelei, Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and Vivaldi’s Gloria with the New York City Chamber Orchestra in Carnegie Hall; Puccini’s Salve Regina and Vivaldi’s Lauda Jerusalem at the Bard Music Festival; Handel’s Messiah with Princeton Pro Musica and the Monmouth Civic Chorus; Caroline Shaw’s Clockwork 1793 and Bach’s Mass in B Minor with Impromptu Music; Poulenc’s Gloria with the St. George Choral Society, West Village Chorale, and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s; Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and Schumann’s Der Rose Pilgerfahrt with the Hudson Valley Singers; Bach’s St. John Passion with Mastervoices; and Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Lamont Symphony Orchestra.
In addition to her extensive solo work, Ms. Dudley also sings regularly with renowned ensembles nationwide, including the Lorelei Ensemble (featured ensemble at ACDA 2019 in Kansas City), the Santa Fe Desert Chorale, New York Polyphony, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, the Crossing and the New York Philharmonic (in the world premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Fire in My Mouth), Oregon Bach Festival’s Berwick Chorus, New York Virtuoso Singers, New York Choral Artists, Bard Festival Singers, Manhattan Chorale, and the Collegiate Chorale (with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra).
Other career highlights include performing with 50 Cent in a surprise appearance at Radio City Music Hall, celebrating the premier of the Starz Network’s hit show Power; background vocals for the Netflix show The Get Down (seasons 1 and 2); and the stadium tour of Star Wars in Concert, featuring the original C3PO, Anthony Daniels. She can also be heard on Du Yun’s Angel’s Bone, which won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Music.