Dorothy Maddison, soprano

Sunday, January 26 @ 11 pm CANCELLED


Seating: Reserved

Soprano Dorothy Maddison, associate professor of voice, has a B.M. honors and distinction from St. Olaf College and a M.M. and D.M.A. in vocal performance from ASU. During her 20-year professional career in Europe, Maddison was a full-time soloist with the Stadttheater Döbeln (Germany), where she had lead roles in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Lucia di Lammermoor, Orphée aux Enfers, and Le Nozze di Figaro. She sang Christine in the Yeston-Kopit version of Phantom.

Maddison is co-author of Kein’ Angst Baby!, a guide book for singers in the German audition process. Recordings include Christmas Art Songs (Mario Balzi, piano) and Songs for Bertha and Brenda: Two song cycles for soprano featuring ME (Brenda Ueland) by Libby Larsen and Brautlieder by Peter Cornelius.

Since joining JMU in 2002, her engagements include singing for the vice president of Brazil, the Staunton Music Festival and Haydn’s Creation in 2012 in London. Her recent collaborations with composer Larry Taylor include the song cycle Marie Curie and the role of older Psyche in his opera Eros and Psyche. 


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