Soprano Margot Rood, hailed for her ‘colorful and vital’ singing by The Washington Post, performs a wide range of repertoire across North American stages.
The 2019/2020 season marks her debuts with Toronto’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, Washington Bach Consort, South Florida’s Enlightenment Festival, and Edinburgh’s Dunedin Consort. Recent and upcoming solo appearances in the United States include those with Cleveland Orchestra, Boston Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque, New Jersey Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, New World Symphony, TENET Vocal Artists, Seraphic Fire, Bach Collegium San Diego, A Far Cry, and numerous concerts with acclaimed renaissance ensemble Blue Heron. Margot is often featured on Emmanuel Music’s nationally-known Bach cantata series in Boston. She made her debut at Boston’s Symphony Hall in 2011 and since then has been a frequent soloist with Handel + Haydn Society and Harry Christophers.
Margot’s recent and upcoming stage appearances include La Renommée in Lalande’s Les Fontaines de Versailles and Francesca Caccini’s Alcina with Boston Early Music Festival, Galatea in Acis & Galatea and First Witch in Dido & Aeneas with Handel + Haydn Society, Polly Peachum in The Beggar’s Opera and Hyacinthus in Mozart’s Apollo et Hyacinthus with Emmanuel Music, and Ramiro in Helios Early Opera’s production of Cavalli’s Artemisia. Margot performed and recorded the role of Emily Webb in Ned Rorem’s Our Town with Monadnock Music, released by New World Records in 2017.
Margot belongs to Beyond Artists, a coalition of artists that donates a percentage of concert fees to non-profit organizations. She supports My Sister’s Place, an institution that provides resources to domestic violence survivors, through her performances.