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Kristin Hoff


Noted for her “appealing clarity and emotional heft” (New York Times), mezzo-soprano Kristin Hoff is a graduate of Vancouver Opera’s Yulanda M. Faris Program, where her debut as Tebaldo in Don Carlo was praised as “absolutely charming in voice and person”. Credits include Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Tanglewood Music Festival and the title role in Carmen for Jeunesses Musicales du Canada. Kristin made her Carnegie Hall debut with the MET Chamber Ensemble in Elliot Carter’s Syringa. Her critically-acclaimed interpretation of Ana Sokolovic’s Love Songs has been seen across Canada, including at Lanaudiere Festival, Montreal’s Salle Bourgie, Kingston’s Watershed Festival, and most recently in Vancouver, presented as part of Re:Naissance’s IndieFest. Kristin is co-founding member and General Director of Musique 3 Femmes, an opera company which supports female opera creators. She recently performed the principal roles of two new Canadian operas at Berlin’s ufaFabrik, Plaything by Anna Pidgorna & Maria Reva and L’hiver attend beaucoup de moi by Laurence Jobidon & Pascale St-Onge