Kristin Norderval is a composer and singer who specializes in developing new works for voice, small-scale opera, cross-disciplinary work, and works using interactive technology. Commissions have included works for Den Anden Opera in Copenhagen, the BucharEast.West International Dance Festival, and the Parthenia viol consort. Norderval's credits as a soloist include performances with Oslo Sinfonietta, Philip Glass Ensemble, Netherlands Dance Theater, and the San Francisco Symphony. Five chamber operas have been composed specifically for Norderval, including Pope Joan, a dance-opera by Anne LeBaron, and She Lost Her Voice That’s How We Knew - a one-woman electro-acoustic opera by Frances White. Kristin Norderval's discography includes works on Aurora, CRI, Deep Listening, Eurydice, Everglade, Koch International, New World, Nonesuch and Ravello. The New Yorker's music critic Alex Ross included Norderval's latest CD - Aural Histories (post-ambient arias for voice and electronics) - on his list of “Ten Notable Classical Music Recordings of 2012”.