Donna Reid lived and worked as a singer in Europe for nine years specializing in contemporary opera. Among her credits include the premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Montag aus Licht at La Scala in Milan, Italy and the premiere of Soltanto il Rogo by Franco Mannino in Agrigento, Sicily.She has also sung at the Téâtre des Champs-Èlysèes in Paris, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the Alte Operin Frankfurt.Her recordings include the original cast CD of Montag aus Licht and several songes by Franco Mannino with the composer at the piano.She has appeared on television for the WDR in Germany and the RAI in Italy.
Donna was a member of the vocal quartet, Amici Cantanti from 2006-2014 which performed numerous concerts in the New York area and recorded two CD’s, one entitled “In Between” the other “Christmas Present.” Both are available on iTunes. Donna continues to enjoy concertizing with her two dear friends, Margaretha Bessel, soprano and Kevin Chavez, oboe. They have performed in New York City; Frankfurt & Kronberg, Germany; and Pomaz, Hungary.
Donna will be singing at Carnegie Hall January 27, 2020, in the UN Chamber Music Society Music Therapy Concert.