Amy Goldstein, soprano
Guest Artist Soprano AMY GOLDSTEIN is recognized as on of the most important female Jewish singers of her generation. Amy Goldstein has gained international renown for her remarkably versatile performances of opera, oratorio, Holocaust and new music, cantorial chanting, and for her critically acclaimed Naxos recordings for the Milken Archive of American Jewish Music.
Ms. Goldstein comes by her talents honestly as she is the daughter, granddaughter and sister to the Jewish world's most beloved and revered musicians. Operatic and orchestral credits include has sung with the world's leading orchestral and operatic conductors including Gerard Schwarz, John Nelson, Elli Jaffe, Louis Salemno, Thomas Dunn, Karen Keltner, Frank Graffeo, and many others, and she has sung operatic roles with the Anchorage Opera, Central City Opera, Center for Contemporary Opera, Banff Opera Theater, the Britten-Pears Festival, Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater, Washington Square Opera and the Danny and Sylvia Kaye Playhouse. Her orchestral credits include the Brooklyn Philharmonic Orchestra, the Wienerkammerorchester, the Anchorage Festival Orchestra, the Brott Festival Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Chicago Youth Symphony, the New Philharmonic of New Jersey, the Pro Arte Chorale, and three seasons of oratorio with the Cantata Singers of North Carolina. Ms. Goldstein's recitals include performances at the Tilles Center's Music at Hillwood Concert Series, Chamber Musicales for the New Philharmonic of New Jersey, recitals for the Manhattan School of Music Outreach Program, lieder recitals in Denver, Florida, NYC and Israel, and new song premieres for The Locrian Chamber Players and The Circadia ensemble which included a rarely-performed English version of Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.
Ms. Goldstein was First Prize winner of the Grace Bumbry Vocal Assistance Award, the N.Y. regional winner of the Macallister Opera Awards in both 2001 and 1995 and First Prize winner with the MOTYL Chamber Ensemble in the 2003 Artists International Competition. Ms. Goldstein lives in New York City with her husband, pianist Jonathan Faiman and their son Michael Simcha Faiman. www.amygoldstein.com