Vocalist - Soprano
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“With her dramatic tumble of red hair and cello-mellow voice, Ms. Fischer sings with a passionate restraint that has no equal in her generation. You didn't want her to stop,” so said the New York Times following Abigail Fischer's performance of George Benjamin’s Upon Silence with St. Luke's Orchestra at New York Philharmonic’s Biennial. Ms. Fischer has also received praise for her creation of Mrs. X.E. in Du Yun’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Angel’s Bone at Prototype Festival, and Isabelle Eberhardt in Missy Mazzoli’s one-woman opera Song from the Uproar with Beth Morrison Projects and the NOW Ensemble.

Posted: Feb-28-2019
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Composer Du Yun has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her opera Angel's Bone, which featured Abigail Fischer as  Mrs. X.E. in the 2016 Prototype Festival production. 

Posted: Apr-10-2017
Latest Acclaim

"Abigail Fischer...was the soloist most heard from during the evening. The Qui sedes movement (again with Gal-Ed’s mellow oboe d’amore) was just one example of Bach’s music enhanced by Fischer’s well-rounded voice and dignified delivery."

— New York Classical Review
Posted: May-10-2018
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Variations on a Summer Day is a setting of the great, sibylline poem of the same name by Wallace Stevens. Cast in twenty stanzas of varying length, the poem itself is an extended rumination/cerebration on the major themes in Stevens’ work, in particular the subsumption of the divine in the imagination, and the power of words to make the divine subject to sensory experience, all in the form of a lyrical meditation on the waters off the coast of Maine.

Posted: Dec-1-2017
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Posted: Feb-28-2019