of soprano Jayne West's 1998-1999 season included performances
of Beethoven's Mass in C and Choral Fantasy with the Baltimore
Sympony Orchestra; Stephen Albert's Flower of the Mountain
with the Pensacola Symphony; Handel's Messiah and Creation
with the San Antonio Symphony; her debut with Boston Cecilia
in Handel's Deborah; Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 2, Lobgesang,
with the Utah Symphony; Brahms' German Requiem with the Shreveport
Symphony; music of Rameau with Boston Baroque; and an appearance
with Boston Musica Viva in Turkish Love Songs by Loevendie;
and Bach's St. John Passion with the Washington
Choral Art Society and, in her hometown of Boston, with Emmanuel
Music, of which she has been a member since 1987. When at
home in Boston, she sings with Emmanuel Music in their cycle
of Bach cantatas performed with orchestra and chorus as part
of the Sunday service at Boston's Emmanuel Church.
West has performed with many of the country's leading orchestras
and chamber groups, including the Philadephia Orchestra, National
Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke, and St.
Paul Chamber Orchestra. In addition, she has had a long-standing
association with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, including
appearances with the orchestra both at Symphony Hall and at
Tanglewood. She has also performed in recital at Tanglewood's
Seiji Ozawa Hall.