ANGELINA REAUX Angelina Réaux, mezzo-soprano
Soprano ANGELINA RÉAUX, who was born in Houston, Texas, trained as an
actress and a classical singer. A noted interpreter of the music of Kurt Weill,
she made her New York Philharmonic debut singing The Seven Deadly Sins.
Her one-woman Kurt Weill show, Stranger Here Myself, was first produced
at the New York Shakespeare Festival. She sang in Leonard Bernstein's Jeremiah
Symphony at the Vienna Konzerthaus; and for the Chicago Opera Theater's twenty-fifth
season she conceived, directed, and participated in the premiere of a new theatrical
piece, There Is a Garden: A Bernstein Celebration. Réaux has collaborated
with and premiered works by composers including Ned Rorem, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich,
Roberto Sierra, Stuart Wallace, and Ricky Ian Gordon. Her discography includes
Weill's opera Street Scene, Marc Blitzstein's Regina, and La
Bohème, conducted by Leonard Bernstein.