Ann Monoyios


Born: October 28, 1949; Middletown, CT  
Soprano Ann Monoyios is a versatile singer who has performed repertory from the early Baroque to the twentieth century. She is best known for her participation in "original" or "period" style performance with such artists as Gustav Leonhardt, Franz Brüggen, Christopher Hogwood, John Eliot Gardiner, William Christie, Philippe Herreweghe, and Reinhard Goebel. She has also toured with Canada's leading period music organization, Read more Tafelmusik.

She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Erato, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi, CBC Records, EMI, and Sony in works including Bach's St. Matthew Passion, Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610 and Johann Christian Bach's Endimione; the latter won the Echo Klassik Best Record of the Year 2000 award for seventeenth- and eighteenth-century opera. Read less