Biography

GRAMMY nominated soprano Jennifer Ellis Kampaniis one of the leading interpreters of the Baroque repertoire. Herinternational career has included appearances with the period instrument groups American Bach Soloists, Washington Bach Consort, Portland Baroque Orchestra, Opera Lafayette, and New York Collegium. She has also been heard with the Mark Morris Dance Group and the Cathedral Choral Society. Jenniferhas been featured in many concert series and festivals including Le Flaneries Musicales de Reims, Aston Magna, Da Camera Society, Houston Early Music, Music Before 1800, Carmel Bach, and the Berkeley and Boston Early Music Festivals. Ms Kampani has recorded Kingdoms of Castille the Art of Vivald’s Lute (with Ron MacFarlane),  and Passion and Lament for Dorian, Villancicos y Cantatas and The Essential Giuliani(with Richard Savino)for Koch, Le Tournoi de Chauvency for K617 (France), and the complete works of Cozzolani (Gramophone editors pick, August 2002) for Musica Omnia. She currently lives in Los Angeles and is on faculty at USC.

Repertoire

Bach Saint Matthew Passion Saint John Passion Mass in B minor Christmas Oratorio Magnificat Ascension Oratorio Cantatas: various BWV 51 “Jauchzet Gott” BWV 202 “Weichet nur” Carissimi Motets Cantatas Oratorios Charpentier Acteon Les Arts Florissants Oratorios Orphée descendant aux enfers Pastorale Seasons Couperin Trois leçons de ténèbres Fauré Requiem Handel Acis and Galatea Semele Apollo and Daphne Dixit Dominus Esther Xerxes Israel in Egypt Ode to Saint Cecilia Messiah Cantatas: various La Lucrezia Haydn The Creation The Seasons Arianna a Naxos Monteverdi Vespro della beata Virgine Madrigali Mozart C minor mass Requiem Regina Coeli Pergolesi La Serva Padrona Stabat Mater Purcell Dido and Aeneas Fairy Queen King Arthur Schütz Musicalische Exequien Psalms of David Resurrection Story Vivaldi Gloria Nulla in Mondo Pax