About the artist:
With a repertoire spanning the music of Claudio Monteverdi and Johann Adolph Hasse through to Missy Mazzoli and George Benjamin, HGO Studio alumna Lauren Snouffer is celebrated as one of the most versatile and respected sopranos on the international stage. Highlights of her rich association with HGO include performances of The Marriage of Figaro (2016), Carousel (2016), Show Boat (2013), The Rape of Lucretia (2012), and the world premieres of Ricky Ian Gordon’s The House Without a Christmas Tree (2017) and Tarik O’Regan’s The Phoenix (2019). Her concert schedule has yielded collaborations with many of the world’s most distinguished conductors and orchestras including Franz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra, Cristian Măcelaru and the Rotterdam Philharmonic, Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony, Krzysztof Urbański and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Labadie and Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Patrick Dupré Quigley and the San Francisco Symphony, and Edo de Waart and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. Recent operatic appearances have included Hans Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen with Opéra national du Rhin, Handel’s Arminio and Serse at the Internationale Händel-Festspiele Karlsruhe, the title role of Berg’s Lulu with the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, and Benjamin’s Written on Skin with Opera Philadelphia, Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, and at the Tanglewood Festival. Future engagements include the world premiere of Stefan Wirth’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Mozart’s Idomeneo, and Pergolesi’s L’Olimpiade with the Opernhaus Zürich, and a Cincinnati Opera debut in The Pirates of Penzance.