Kirsten Ashley Wiest

Kirsten Ashley Wiest

Light Dramatic Coloratura Soprano

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«"Wonderful voice, not like anyone else"»
American Composers forum (2016)
«"unforgettable and decidedly surreal"»
san francisco classical voice (2016)
ut san diego (2016)


As featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, Soprano Kirsten Ashley Wiest has sung as a soloist with the Grammy-winning Partch ensemble, the Industry - LA's home for experimental opera, kallisti chamber opera, YMF Debut Orchestra, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, wild Up new music collective, UCLA John Cage Symposium, UCSD's Palimpsest, CalArts New Century Players Ensemble, and Chapman University’s New Music Ensemble. She has also performed with Bang on a Can All-Stars, red fish blue fish, San Diego Pro Arte Voices, the Metroplex Opera Company in Dallas, and the Texas 'Lone Star' Ambassadors of Music. Operatic roles include La Princess in Ravel's L'enfant et les sortileges (Perigueux, France), Polly Peachum in Weill's Threepenny Opera (San Diego CA), and Mabel in Gilbert and Sullivan's Pirates of Penzance (Fort Worth, TX), as well as nemerous operaric World Premieres.
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