Margaret O’Keefe, lyric soprano, has sung roles with Opera Antica of New York, the Lake George Opera Festival, the June Opera Festival, Boston Aria Guild, and Longwood Opera Company of Boston. She has appeared as soloist and guest artist with the Handel and Haydn Society of Boston, Boston Baroque, Boston Chamber Music Society, the North/South Consonance Ensemble of New York, the Nashua Symphony Orchestra, Chorus Pro Musica, Boston Academy of Music, the Harvard-Radcliffe Chorale, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Concert Choir and Orchestra.
Ms. O’Keefe’s numerous performances of Handel’s Messiah include her Lincoln Center debut with the National Chorale at Avery Fisher Hall, and performances in Tokyo with the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra and in Osaka with the Telemann Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared in recitals sponsored by The Boston Athenaeum, the Boston Classical Guitar Society, Endicott College, MIT, and Tulane University in New Orleans.
Recent performances include Verdi’s Requiem, Brahms’ Requiem, Folksongs by Berio, Rossini’s Missa di Gloria, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony as well as the premiere of Lila York’s Ode to Joy with the Boston Ballet. Ms. O’Keefe has recorded on the Titanic and Telarc labels. Recent recording projects have included a series of live performances for the MIT Libraries of their extensive collection of sheet music from the turn-of-the-century and a recording project for the Milken foundation, recording music for restored silent films of the same period.