"From her opening ornate aria, Maya Kherani’s Partenope sailed through Handel’s effusive coloratura with gleaming precision and impassioned conviction. She dominated this production the same way an excellent Violetta commands Verdi’s La Traviata."
San Diego Story
Indian-American soprano MAYA KHERANI has been lauded for her vibrant voice and exciting characterizations in repertoire from the Baroque to the modern. Current and upcoming projects include a debut at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Château de Versailles as DRUSILLA/FORTUNA L’incoronazione di Poppea; AUTONOE Sartorio’s Orfeo with Philippe Jaroussky Opéra national de Montpellier; Muffat’s Missa in labore requies Philharmonia Baroque with Richard Egarr; BARBARINA Le nozze di Figaro Handel + Haydn Society with Raphaël Pichon; Mahler Symphony No. 4 Vancouver Symphony; Handel’s Belshazzar, Messiah and Bach’s Mass in A major American Bach Soloists; a world premiere project as PIPER Pay the Piper Glyndebourne; MUKHTAR Sankaram’s Thumbprint Portland Opera; Messiah Boston Baroque and Portland Baroque Orchestra, Reena Esmail’s Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice) Berkeley Symphony; SUSANNA Le Nozze di Figaro Opera San Jose and PROSERPINA/NINFA L'Orfeo with Pacific MusicWorks with Stephen Stubbs.