Originally from St. Catharines and now living in Montreal, Mezzo-Soprano Kristin Hoff made her debut at Carnegie Hall, singing Elliot Carter’s Syringa with Maestro James Levine conducting the Met Chamber Ensemble. She has performed as a soloist with the Boston Pops Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Tanglewood Symphony Orchestra, the Mark Morris Dance, Chants Libres, and Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, among many others. She has also performed as a Caramoor Vocal Rising Star, with the New York Festival of Song and with the Jeunes Ambassadeurs Lyriques du Canada. At home on the opera stage, some of Kristin’s experiences include the role of Tebaldo with Vancouver Opera, Dryade at Tanglewood and Carmen on tour with the Jeunesses Musicales. Kristin spent the fall of 2015 in Bavaria, working in opera houses in Augsburg and Nürnberg. Other recent engagements include an opera gala tour in China, as well as Canadian new music performances including the premiere of One to One to One by Luna Pearl Woolf, the premiere of White Wines by Dorothy Chang in Vancouver, and Ana Sokolovic’s Love Songs. Other season appearances include a recital in the Ponticello concert series and performing Jose Evangelista’s Visions with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne. She is co-founder of Musique 3 Femmes, an organization that seeks to support women creators and performers of opera, and recently premiered a performance of 5 new operas by female, Canadian composer and librettist teams. She can be seen this fall with Ensemble Caprice as the alto soloist in Bach's Christmas Oratorio.