Sherezade Panthaki

Soprano Sherezade Panthaki’s 2017-18 season features performances of Vivaldi’s Gloria with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and the Saint Louis Symphony; appearances with the Milwaukee Symphony, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Music of the Baroque, Ars Lyrica, Pasadena Symphony, and the Orlando Philharmonic; and a United States Christmas Oratorio tour with Bach Collegium Japan. This performance marks her debut under San Francisco Symphony auspices.

Highlights of her past seasons include Messiah with Bach Collegium Japan, the National Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, and the Nashville and San Antonio symphonies; Bach cantatas and oratorios and works by Handel and Purcell with Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Handel’s Saul with the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Belinda in Dido and Aeneas and Galatea in Acis and Galatea with the Mark Morris Dance Group; Solomon with the Radio Kamer Filharmonie; Handel at Carnegie Hall with William Christie; appearances at the Oregon Bach Festival and Berkeley Early Music Festival; Orff’s Carmina burana with the Houston Symphony; Christmas Oratorio with the Orchestra of Saint Luke’s; Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate and Requiem with the Washington Bach Consort; and Saint John Passion, Saint Matthew Passion, and Brahms’s A German Requiem with Saint Thomas Fifth Avenue.

Ms. Panthaki holds an artist diploma from the Yale School of Music and a master’s degree from the University of Illinois. 

(November 2017)