Shari WilsonSoprano Shari Alise Wilson is among the new generation of singers specializing in early and modern music, demonstrating great versatility and stylistic sensitivity. Recent highlights include performances at the Houston Early Music Festival with La Donna Musicale, Bach’s Magnificat with American Bach Soloists, Handel’s Messiah with Austin’s Ensemble VIII, David Lang’s Little Match Girl Passion with Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Haydn’s Creation (Angel) with Marsh Chapel Collegium, and the New York debut of Kile Smith’s Vespers with Piffaro and The Crossing Choir. She made her New York City solo debut in 2006 at Merkin Hall in the world premiere performance of Benjamin C.S. Boyle’s Cantata: To One in Paradise, and has travelled to the Festival of Two Worlds in Spoleto, Italy, where she performed in choral concerts and operas, most notably working with Gian Carlo Menotti in Amahl and the Night Visitors. Recent engagements include concerts with Conspirare at the International Polyfollia Choral Music Festival in Saint-Lô, France, Haydn’s Theresienmesse with Cambridge Concentus, works by Bach and Monteverdi with Seraphic Fire (Miami), soprano soloist with the Boston Cecilia, and Handel’s Messiah with Ensemble VIII. She can be heard on vols. 2-5 of Blue Heron’s series of Music from the Peterhouse Partbooks, and on Kile Smith’s Vespers with Piffaro and The Crossing Choir.