The Kennedy Center

Linda Hohenfeld



Biography

Linda Hohenfeld has appeared in opera, musical theater, symphonic concerts, recitals, and chamber music. She has sung with leading American orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra. Appearances in Europe have included performances with the BBC Symphony and the Philharmonia in London, the City of Birmingham Orchestra, the Orchestre National de France in Paris, the Berlin Radio Symphony, Norddeutscher Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester in Hamburg, and the Vienna Symphony. In Japan she has sung a number of televised concerts with the NHK Symphony. Ms. Hohenfeld has performed at summer music festivals including Aspen, Cabrillo, Marlboro, Copenhagen's Tivoli Festival, Frankfurt Feste in Germany and the Blossom Festival with the Cleveland Orchestra.

Ms. Hohenfeld was recently seen on PBS in the "Concert for America", which was recorded live from The Kennedy Center. Recent performances have included appearances at the Library of Congress, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival, and with the London Mozart Players. Her most recent Carnegie Hall appearance was with David Randolph and the St. Cecelia Chorus and Orchestra in April 2002. Upcoming engagements include concerts with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra and the Russian National Orchestra in Moscow.

Ms. Hohenfeld made her debut with the National Symphony Orchestra in Orff's Carmina Burana under Zdenek Macal at Wolf Trap, and has since appeared with the Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and at Carnegie Hall. Her discography includes Vaughan Williams's Symphonies Nos. 1, 3 and 7, a recording of Leonard Bernstein's Songfest and Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915. She is co-artistic director of the "Women in Music" concert series at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

February 2003
Linda Hohenfeld