Morgan James, Soprano

Morgan James

 

Morgan James es una vocalista de formación clásica, veterana de Broadway, compositora y artista de grabación. Su versatilidad vocal abarca desde la música sinfónica hasta el soul. En concierto, la Sra. James ha actuado con la Orquesta de Louisville, la Orquesta Filarmónica de Rhode Island, la Filarmónica de Malasia, el Festival de Música de Breckinridge, la Filarmónica de Rhode Island, la Sinfónica de Utah, la Sinfónica de Colorado y la Sinfónica de Wichita interpretando su espectáculo en solitario de Leonard Bernstein, dirigido por su frecuente colaborador, Teddy Abrams.

Ms. James was featured with the Philadelphia Orchestra in the concert version of West Side Story conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin. She recently appeared with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in an all-Bernstein program led by Brett Mitchell. Ms. James has had the honor of being in the Bernstein MASS four times, most recently with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival, (conducted by Marin Alsop); with the Louisville Orchestra (conducted by Teddy Abrams); the Philadelphia Orchestra (conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin), as well as with the Baltimore Symphony at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center (also conducted by Marin Alsop).

On Broadway, Ms. James appeared in the original Broadway casts of Motown: The MusicalGodspellWonderland, and The Addams Family.  She recently toured Europe and the U.S. with her own soul band.  In Marzo, she and the band will perform at the Sapphire Room in Boise. She toured Europe, Australia, and the U.S. with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, and is featured in ten of their videos. Her videos on YouTube have garnered 150 million views.

Como artista discográfica, la Sra. James ha publicado recientemente su álbum de música soul original, Reckless Abandon. Su primer álbum de estudio se tituló Hunter y grabó un álbum en directo dedicado a la música de Nina Simone (Epic Records). La Sra. James recibió su formación vocal en la Juilliard School.