Jessica Petrus

Soprano and Teacher



September 14, 2018: In Review: MATA Divine Mysteries Angeloi (National Sawdust)

“Instead Wojtacki unified the work with sophisticated balance and elemental counterpoint between Cantata Profana’s Baroque instruments and Petrus’s tour de force; consonance and dissonance; measured and microtonal pitch; fixed text and discretionary pauses; pedal points and harmonic progression; lush washes of sound and spiky texture; restrained accompaniment and ornate, fluid Latin.”

Jessica received praise for her recent collaboration with New York-based Cantata Profana and the MATA Festival (“the city’s leading showcase for vital new music by emerging composers,” The New Yorker) in the world premiere of Emil Wojtacki’s Angeloi.

Read more about the review here.

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