Soprano Sarah Abigail Griffiths is hailed for her “glowing tone, effortless facility and vivid expressivity” (Dallas Morning News), and has appeared as soloist and chorister with professional ensembles throughout the United States. She can be heard on recordings with Armonia Celeste (Centaur) and New York Virtuoso Singers (Naxos), and she is featured singing Alice Parker’s song cycle Dickinson: On Recollecting in a 2017 recording for Gothic. She has performed U.S. premieres by Bob Chilcott and Thea Musgrave and world premieres by Katherine Hoover, Edward Smaldone, and Martha Sullivan. She holds degrees from the University of North Texas, Westminster Choir College, and Earlham College, and is adjunct professor at Ramapo College and William Paterson University.
Ms. Griffiths’ performances in the past three seasons have included a program of opera arias and duets with wife Tami Petty and Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, performances of Poulenc’s Mass in G and Bach Cantata 140 with Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, Beethoven’s Mass in C with the Schiller Institute, and the US premiere of Thea Musgrave’s Voices of our Ancestors with Virtuoso singers. and she continues to perform weekly with the St. Ignatius of Loyola Choir in New York City.
In May 2020 she had the opportunity to perform in a live virtual performance of J.S. Bach’s Magnificat with Hunter College Choir. As live performance has come back to life in the past 18 months, solo performances have included Chausson's Le roi Arthus with Bard SummerScape and Britten's Ceremony of Carols with St. Ignatius Loyola. She continues to sing regularly New York groups including Voices of Ascension, Musica Sacra, Sacred Music in a Sacred Space, and the New York Philharmonic Chorus.
"Griffiths' elegant soubrette
- American Record Guide