Soprano (United States)
Addie Mills in The House without a Christmas Tree. Previously: Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro (2016); Ellie May Chipley in Show Boat (2013); Elvira in The Italian Girl in Algiers, Thibault in Don Carlos, Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia, and Rosina in performances of The Barber of Seville (2012).
About the Artist:
HGO Studio alumna Lauren Snouffer (2011–13) won third prize in the 2011 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. She appeared at HGO earlier this season as Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro. Other HGO roles include Ellie May Chipley in Show Boat (2013); Elvira in The Italian Girl in Algiers, Thibault in Don Carlos, and Lucia in The Rape of Lucretia (2012); and Rosina in performances of The Barber of Seville (2011). This season, she performs in Mozart’s Requiem with Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society, Beethoven’s Egmont with Markus Stenz and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Poulenc’s Gloria with Houston Ballet, and Handel’s Messiah with Mercury of Houston. Highlights of past seasons include Lyric Opera of Chicago presentations of Rusalka and La clemenza di Tito, The Magic Flute at Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro at Atlanta Opera, Written on Skin at Tanglewood and the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, a New York Philharmonic debut in HK Gruber’s Gloria—A Pig Tale, and Bernstein’s Candide with the São Paulo Symphony. A graduate of Rice University and The Juilliard School, Snouffer won a 2013 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation and a Richard F. Gold Career Grant, and was a grand finalist in the 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.