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WELCOME! Explore the career of operatic and concert soprano, Kate Vetter Cain, view headshots and production photographs, listen to sound clips and follow links to some of our nation's premiere musical ensembles, opera festivals and training programs.

Soprano soloist in Jauchzet Gott, BWV 51, with the Washington Bach Consort on a program featuring Washington's top arts organizations in their welcome concert to the Obama administration at DC's Harman Hall, April, 2009.

Recital with the chamber music series at Washington's Dacor House, including music of Schubert, Strauss, and Dominick Argento for soprano, horn, clarinet and piano, October, 2009.

Debut with Washington Concert Opera and conductor Antony Walker as Francisca in Donizetti's Maria Padilla. Soprano soloist with the National Chamber Players and harpsichordist Kenneth Slowik in Bach's Cantata, Jauchzet Gott. Soprano soloist at New York City Center and at the Vail International Dance Festival with renowned choreographer Christopher Wheeldon's dance company Morphoses. With the Washington Bach Consort, soprano soloist in a staged Bach Coffee Cantata at DC's new Harman Center. With the Folger Consort, the Angel in The Second Shepherd's Play, a medieval nativity play presented in collaboration with the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. Soprano soloist with Washington Ballet for their Genius! program featuring Christopher Wheeldon's "There Where She Loved," and works by legends Mark Morris and Twyla Tharp. Soprano soloist with Washington Summer Sings! in Mendelssohn's Hymn of Praise, and Mozart's and Brahms' Requiem, with conductors Thomas Beveridge, J. Reilly Lewis and Robert Shafer, Washington, DC.

"Cain's sweetness of timbre and vocal power suited (the) compositions..."

--Cecelia Porter, Washington Post, 8/5/05

"From the very beginning Kate Vetter Cain demonstrated the rich timbre,...musicality, strong technique and range of her voice in her sensitive and nuanced singing...."

--La Nacion, San Jose, Costa Rica, 3/25/04

"Kate Vetter Cain stood out for her steady soprano, consistently articulate phrasing and sensual acting"

--The Baltimore Sun, 6/8/02

"Soprano Kate Vetter Cain glittered as the Fairy Queen Titania"

--Creative Loafing, Charlotte, NC, 7/18/98

"Katherine Vetter...shone in excerpts from The Rake's Progress"

--The New York Times, 4/17/95


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