DANIELLE REUTTER-HARRAH (mezzo-soprano) is a versatile performer with a particular enthusiasm for historically informed performance practice. She has been lauded for her "lovely" singing (San Francisco Classical Voice) in her recent debut as a soloist with the San Francisco Symphony Chorus in Mason Bates' Mass Transmission. She appears frequently with the American Bach Soloists, most recently singing with "beauty and passion" (San Francisco Classical Voice) in a rarely performed early version of Bach's St Matthew Passion. While she frequently interprets Handel, Bach, and Purcell, her repertory also includes Brahms, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky, Britten, and Corigliano. She has appeared with the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado, St. Martin's Chamber Choir, the San Francisco Bach Choir, and the San Jose Opera, among others. Her stage roles include Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Giannetta (L'Elisir d'Amore), Ruggiero (Alcina), and Maggie (Gift of the Magi). Originally from Portland, Oregon, Danielle earned a Bachelor of Music degree from the Lamont School of Music at the University of Denver, and a Master of Music degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has been a professional member of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus since 2011, and is a founding member of the Bay Area's Liaison, an early music ensemble which features chamber music from the 17th and 18th centuries.