About the artist:
With a repertoire spanning the music of Claudio Monteverdi and Johann Adolph Hasse through to Missy Mazzoli and John Adams, HGO Studio alumna Lauren Snouffer is celebrated as one of the most versatile and respected sopranos on the international stage. She has given acclaimed performances with HGO as Sister Constance in Dialogues of the Carmelites (2022), Giulietta in the world premiere of Tarik O’Regan’s The Phoenix (2019), Addie in world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s The House Without a Christmas Tree (2017), Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel (2016), and Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro (2016), among many other roles. During the 2021-22 season, she made her debut at the Opéra national du Rhin in the lead role of Hans Abrahamsen’s The Snow Queen and in two productions with the Zurich Opera: the title role in the world premiere of Girl with a Pearl Earring by composer Stefan Wirth and as Argene in Pergolesi’s L’Olimpiade. Other recent operatic appearances include 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. Beyond appearing HGO, Snouffer’s plans for the 2022-23 season include The Magic Flute at the Zurich Opera, Handel’s Serse at Detroit Opera, and concerts with Alan Gilbert and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony, Dame Jane Glover and Music of the Baroque, and with Bernard Labadie and Handel & Haydn Society.