Known for performances that “ripped the audience’s hearts out” (Opera News), Karen Slack is “not only one of the nation's most celebrated sopranos, but a leading voice in changing and making spaces in classical music” (Trilloquy).
A recipient of the 2022 Sphinx Medal of Excellence, Slack is a sought-after collaborator, curator, and artistic advisor known for her fiery charisma and ground-breaking approach to engagement.
She is an Artistic Advisor for Portland Opera, serves on the board of the American Composers Orchestra and Astral Artists, and holds a faculty position at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta, Canada.
#KikiKonversations is a Facebook live talk show that premiered on Thursday, April 23, 2020. #Konvos was an idea born at my dinning room table 2 months into the pandemic as a way for artists and industry leaders to connect during this time when we’d been hit with devastating loss in our industry due to Covid-19.