Jessica Troy Viola
Helicon PerformancesHelicon at Trinity Wall Street — Concerts at One: Sunken Cathedral
Symposium 115 - Bach’s Collegium
Symposium 88 - Mozart Quintets
Jessica Troy, a native New Yorker, wears a wide variety of freelance hats. On the baroque viola she performs with many ensembles, including the Sebastian Chamber Players, Dodd String Quartet, 4x4 Baroque, Four Nations, Clarion, and Concert Royal, has performed as principal violist of the Trinity Baroque Orchestra and Opera Lafayette, and appeared with Renée Fleming on the David Letterman Show. As violist with the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble beginning in 1998, she has toured extensively - from San Juan to Sydney, from Moscow, Idaho to Moscow, Russia - and performed with Yo-Yo Ma across the US and Japan. A member of the Orchestra of St. Luke's, the Brooklyn and Westchester Philharmonics, and the New York City Opera Orchestra, she also performs frequently with many other area ensembles, including the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra, NOVUS NY, and American Composers Orchestra. She has recorded quartet parts for Lou Reed and Ani DiFranco, performed on TV with Whitney Houston, and on film with David Byrne. A participant at many illustrious music festivals, including Prussia Cove, Tanglewood, Spoleto, and Marlboro, she can be heard on Marlboro's 50th anniversary CD in a live performance of György Kurtág's Microludes for string quartet, which she prepared with the composer.