soprano Henriette Schellenberg has been heralded
in Canada as "among the very finest oratorio singers." Since completing
her studies at the Nordwestdeutsche Musikakademie in Detmold, West
Germany, she has firmly established her career as a distinguished
concert and oratorio performer. Ms. Schellenberg has worked with
such respected conductors as Robert Shaw, Charles Dutoit and Helmuth
Rilling, and her recent engagements include performances with the
Toronto Symphony, Boston Symphony, Montreal Symphony, National Arts
Centre Orchestra of Ottawa, Ontario, Vancouver Symphony and Los
Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
is acclaimed for her versatility in repertoire ranging from the
Baroque to contemporary works such as the Webber Requiem.
She has received critical acclaim for performances of Beethoven's
Christ on the Mount of Olives, Brahms' Ein Deutsches
Requiem, J. S. Bach's solo cantatas BWV 51 (Jauchzet Gott
in allen landen) and 202 (Wedding Cantata), and Handel's
radiant soprano voice is in great demand, and current engagements
take her throughout North America and Europe. She is a welcome performer
at major music festivals such as Tanglewood, the Oregon Bach Festival,
the Bethlehem Bach Festival, the Elora Three Centuries Festival,
the Heidelberg Festival and the 1989 International Choral Festival.