THEATRICAL

OFF-BROADWAY THEATRE

THE MOTHER OF US ALL

(Directed by Stanley Silverman)  
THE FORTUNE TELLER 

Ann, Indiana Elliot

Music Theater Group 
(St. Clement’s, Alice Tully Hall)

Lambs’ Theatre

REGIONAL THEATRE (selected roles)

CHICAGO

COMPANY

INSIDE OUT

TARTUFFE

THE KING AND I

Mama Morton

Joanne

Grace 
Madame Pernelle

Lady Thiang 

Circle Theatre

English Theatre Group

Miller’s Theatre 
Master Arts Theatre

American Light Opera  

ONE-WOMAN SHOWS/CABARET

“A Whole Lotte Lenya” written & directed by David Tabatsky, a dramatic portrayal of Lenya looking back on her life, featuring songs of Kurt Weill.  (“Maxwell is a gifted actress and her performance is riveting.” Back Stage, 10/22/04)

“Lilli Marlene”, a one-woman show written by Kathryn Ryan, directed by Charles Maryan. Legend Theatre

“Broadway Yesterday and Today”

“Uptown Downtown”

“Cost of Loving Index”

“Broadway Night at Sea”

International Theater, Frankfurt, Germany

Danny’s Skylight Room, New York

Danny’s Skylight Room, New York

Seabourn Cruise Line 

OPERA/CLASSICAL (selected roles)

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE 
THE BARBER OF SEVILLE 
DER ROSENKAVALIER 
THE MOTHER OF US ALL  (Thomson)

TALES OF HOFFMANN  
MADAME BUTTERFLY 
QUEEN OF SPADES  (Tchaikovsky)

DIE FLEDERMAUS 

Rosina  (conducted by Placido Domingo)

Rosina (Italian)

Octavian 
Indiana Elliot  
Nicklaus  (French, Geman)

Suzuki (Italian)

Countess (Russian)

Prince Orlovsky (German)

San Francisco Opera

Netherlands Opera

Essen Opera, Germany 
Santa Fe Opera 
Cincinnati Opera, Essen (Germany) Hungarian State Opera 
Opera Grand Rapids 
Opera du Rhin, Strassbourg,

Appeared with  over 50 major orchestras and oratorio societies, including symphonies of Chicago, Seattle, Denver, Toronto, Ottawa, Cleveland (Helmuth Rilling conducting), Kansas City (Leonard Bernstein conducting), San Antonio, Fort Worth, Mexico City, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Sofia, and many others (for a total of 25 countries).

RECORDINGS

TIMES LIKE THIS, Original Cast Recordings  
GERSHWIN AMONG FRIENDS, Albany Records 
DIDO AND AENEAS, RCA Red Label  
THE MOTHER OF US ALL, New World Records 

TRAINING/EDUCATION

Master of Music in Voice, Catholic University, Washington D.C.

Acting:


Dance:
 

Voice:

TVI (Rob Decina, John Mabry, Pat McCorkle), Betty Buckley (Terry Schreiber Studios); Catherine Gaffigan; Sonia Moore Studios;   ITTP Shakespeare  Intensive,  Grand Valley State University, MI 
Jazz--Academy of Performing Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

Ballet-- Grand Rapids Ballet 
Extensive vocal training (John Bullock, Thomas Houser, Candace Goetz and others) 

SPECIAL SKILLS & INTERESTS

Languages:  Fluent in German, French, & Spanish.  Sing in Italian and Russian.   German, French, British accents. 
Voice and diction coach.  Excellent sight-reader. 

CLASSICAL

SOLO ENGAGEMENTS/ORCHESTRA (North America)

Chicago Symphony 
Cleveland Orchestra

Toronto Symphony

Portland Symphony 
Denver Symphony 
Denver Chamber Orchestra 
National Arts Center Orchestra, Ottawa

Seattle Symphony 
San Antonio Symphony 
Utah Symphony 
Minnesota Orchestra 
Springfield, Ill. Symphony 
Hartford Symphony 
Springfield, Mass. Symphony

Brooklyn Philharmonia

Queens Philharmonic 
Kansas City Philharmonic 
Fort Worth Symphony 
Rochester Philharmonic

 

Grand Rapids Symphony

 

Rockford, Ill. Symphony

Battle Creek Symphony

Mendelssohn, Elijah 
Bach, St. John Passion 
Bach, St. John Passion 
Bach, St. Matthew Passion

Mozart, Requiem 
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder

Bach, Mass in B Minor 
Handel, Messiah 
Handel, Messiah 
Mozart, Requiem 
Mozart, La Clemenza di Tito

Handel, Messiah 
Handel, Messiah 
Mendelssohn, Elijah 
Mahler, Second Symphony

Handel, Messiah 
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky

Handel, Messiah 
Mahler, Songs of a Wayfarer

Bernstein, Songfest 
Beethoven, Ninth Symphony

Verdi, Requiem 
Mozart, Requiem 
Larsen, Mary Cassatt

Beethoven, Ninth Symphony

Songs of Montsalvatge and Still

Larsen, Mary Cassatt 
Mahler, Des Knaben Wunderhorn

SOLO ENGAGEMENTS/ORCHESTRA (Europe and Latin America)
OPERA (SELECTED)

San Francisco Opera

Santa Fe Opera

 

Hungarian State Opera

Cincinnati Opera 
Netherlands Opera

 

 

Opera du Capitole, Toulouse

Opera de Lyon
Opera du Rhin, Strassbourg

 

Städtische Bűhnen Essen, Germany

Barber of Seville (Rosina) 
The Mother of Us All, Thomson (Indiana Elliot) 
L’Egisto, Cavalli (Clori)

Madama Butterfly (Suzuki)

Tales of Hoffman (Nicklausse)

Dido and Aeneas (Sorceress)

Orfeo, Monteverdi (Messagiera, Speranza) 
Barber of Seville (Rosina) 
La Carnavale de Venise, Campra

Zoroastre, Rameau 
Magic Flute (Second Lady)

Die Fledermaus (Orlovsky)

Der Rosenkavalier (Octavian)

Tales of Hoffman (Nicklausse)

Martha, Flotow (Nancy) 

SOLO ENGAGEMENTS/CHORAL 

Bach, St. Matthew Passion

Mozart, Requiem 
Vivaldi, Gloria 
Handel, Messiah 
Handel, Israel in Eygpt

Mendelssohn, Die Erste Walpurgisnacht

 

Mozart, Requiem

Vivaldi, Gloria 
Duruflé, Requiem

Mozart, Mass in C Minor

Rossini, Stabat Mater

Mahler, Second Symphony

Mozart, Requiem

Kabalevsky, Requiem

Mendellsohn, Elijah 
Brahms, Alto Rhapsody

Handel, Messiah 
William Mathias, Lux Eterna

Dvorak, Stabat Mater, Requiem

Britten, Spring Symphony

BACH FESTIVALS/PERFORMANCES 

Grand Rapids Bach Festival, Founder/Producer, 1997-present

Carmel Bach Festival (two seasons) 
Rochester, N.Y. Bach Festival (twelve seasons) 
Oregon Bach Festival 
Winter Park Bach Festival 
Kalamazoo Bach Festival 
Boulder Bach Festival 
Essen Bach Choir, Essen, Germany 
Bach Choir of Berlin, Germany 

RECITALS/CHAMBER MUSIC

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center (debut recital, 1977) 
Library of Congress, Inter-American Music Festival, recital 
Post-Olympics recital tour of Korea, 1988 
Televised appearances from Innsbruck, Austria (Joy of Music TV series)

Two recital tours of Bi-National Centers of Colombia and Peru (USIS)

Netherlands Radio recital (AVRO) 
National Public Radio (broadcast of two recitals) 
Chamber Music at the Taper, Los Angeles 
WGMS Radio Spotlight (two recitals), Washington D.C. 
University of Southern California, Los Angeles 
University of California, Long Beach  
University of Missouri, Columbia 
Cincinnati Matinee Musicale 
Houston Tuesday Musical Club 
Duluth Matinee Musicale 
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
Wayne State College, Nebraska 
West Georgia College, Carrollton, Ga. 
Bay View Music Festival, Artist in Residence, summers 1979-1990 

RECORDINGS

Argento, From the Diary of Virginia Woolf, Centaur Records

Romances of the Russian Masters, Albany Records 
Songs of Richard Strauss and Hans Pfitzner, Centaur Records

Gershwin Among Friends, Albany Records 
Purcell, Dido and Aeneas, RCA Red Label 
Thomson, The Mother of Us All, New World Records 

CONDUCTORS (SELECTED)

Leonard Bernstein (Kansas City Philharmonic)

Placido Domingo (San Francisco Opera)

Helmuth Rilling (Oregon, Toronto, Cleveland, Ottawa)

Nicholas Harnancourt (Netherlands Opera)

Raymond Leppard (Santa Fe Opera, London)

Sir Charles Groves (Utah Symphony) 

St. Petersburg, Russia Philharmonic  
Berlin Philharmonic (RIAS) 
Sofia, Bulgaria Philharmonic 
Orchestre du Capitole, Toulouse 
Puerto Rico Symphony 
Orquesta Filharmonica de la UNAM, Mexico

New World Chamber Orchestra, Mexico City

National Symphony of Peru

Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogota 

Russian opera arias 
Bach, Christmas Oratorio

Mozart, Requiem 
Ravel, Sheherazade 
Bach, Mass in B Minor

Beethoven, Ninth Symphony

Bach, Magnificat

Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky

Brahms, Alto Rhapsody

Montsalvatge, Cinco Canciones Negras 

Musica Sacra (Avery Fisher Hall)

 

 

Utah Oratorio Society (nationally televised)

Pro Arte Chorale (Carnegie Hall)

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

     (Carnegie Hall and Academy of Music)

Oratorio Society of Washington (Kennedy Center)

 

 

Amor Artis Orchestra/Chorale (New York) 

 

Los Angeles Master Chorale

Baltimore Choral Arts Society

Paul Hill Chorale (Kennedy Center)

 

 

Berkshire Choral Institute

Community Chorus of Westerly, R.I