The Evans Family/John G. Turner and Jerry G. Fischer Fellow
Flora Bervoix in La traviata, Third Maidservant in Elektra, and Rosalia in West Side Story. Previously: Third Secretary in Nixon in China and Cece in the HGOco world premiere of Some Light Emerges (2017); and alto Winged Angel in the world premiere of It’s a Wonderful Life (2016). Second prize winner in HGO’s 2016 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2016–18).
About the Artist:
Second-year HGO Studio artist Zoie Reams won second prize in HGO’s 2016 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. Her roles at HGO include Third Maidservant in Elektra, Flora Bervoix in La traviata, Third Secretary in Nixon in China, the alto Winged Angel in the world premiere of It’s a Wonderful Life, and Cece in the HGOco world premiere of Some Light Emerges. She won first place in the Emerging Artist category of the 2015 Classical Singer competition and second place in the Gulf Coast Region in the 2016 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Past roles include Béatrice in Béatrice et Bénédict, Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, and Katisha in The Mikado. She performed Tituba in The Crucible with Glimmerglass Festival Opera and Clarice in Rossini’s La pietra del paragone with Wolf Trap Opera. This summer, she will return to Wolf Trap as Maddalena in Rigoletto.