Massachusetts, USA

©2018 by Monica Hatch, soprano

About

"A coloratura soprano with impeccable phrasing, clear, crystalline tone, and absolute pitch.  David Nathan, Allmusic.com

 

Soprano Monica Hatch has many solo performances to her credit including "St. John Passion", "Magnificat", "Mass in G" and numerous cantatas by J. S. Bach, Respighi's "Laud to the Nativity", and Will Todd's "Mass in Blue". Other solo performances include, Haydn's "Lord Nelson Mass", Faure's "Requiem" Orff's "Carmina Burana" Vivaldi's "Gloria" and "Magnificat", C.P.E. Bach's "Magnificat", Mozart's "Requiem", Handel's "Messiah", and Schubert's Masses in C and G.

Described as "particularly outstanding" by the Boston Globe in her role of the Duke Ellington's "Sacred Concerts" at the Boston Globe Jazz and Blues Festival two years in a row, her critically acclaimed performances continue making her the soprano of choice for many subsequent productions of this work throughout New England.

Monica regularly performs as a choral member with the internationally renowned Handel and Haydn Society of Boston under the direction of Harry Christophers. 

She has been soprano soloist with The Arcadia Players, The Salisbury Singers, Labyrinth Choir, Diamonds from the Dust, Philovox,  Hampshire Chorale, Fine Arts Chorale, Assabet Valley Singers, the Massachusetts Symphony, The Thayer Symphony, The Concord Symphony, Cathedral of St. Paul's Festival Orchestra, Worcester Collegium, The Bach Society of Worcester, the Worcester Chorus, and numerous other choruses and church choirs.

 

Monica is an adjunct instructor and lecturer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute teaching voice, music theory and music appreciation. She also has numerous recordings to her credit in classical, jazz and childrens genres.  She hosted the Jazz Matinee on NPR station WICN 90.5 FM in Worcester MA, from 2002 to 2007.