Courtenay Budd

cbuddCourtenay Budd is a favorite of audiences and critics at the Spoleto Festival U.S.A., where she has appeared in orchestral concerts and has been a regular on the Dock Street Chamber Music Series, appearing alongside her mentor and collaborator of choice, pianist Charles Wadsworth. The 2002 Festival featured Ms. Budd in the world premier of Osvaldo Golijov's Tenebrae, performed to critical acclaim with Todd Palmer and the St. Lawrence Quartet.

Ms. Budd’s chamber music performances include Schönberg's String Quartet #2, I Hear an Army by David Del Tredici, recitals nationwide, and Rachmaninoff songs with pianist Ruth Laredo at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. She has collaborated with symphony orchestras across the United States in the Requiems of Brahms and Mozart, Barber's Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Mozart's Mass in C Minor, Orff's Carmina Burana, Respighi's Laud to the Nativity, Rachmaninoff's The Bells, Strauss' Brentanolieder, Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras, Beethoven's Symphony #9, Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Haydn's Creation.