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Burgos, Sophia (soprano)
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Sophia Burgos (soprano)

Puerto Rican-American soprano Sophia Burgos is a graduate of Bard College Conservatory of Music. Awards include the German Lied Prize at the 2017 Nadia and Lili Boulanger International Voice-Piano Competition, and 2nd Prize and Special Prize at the 2018 “Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne” competition.

Her engagements include Maria (West Side Story) under Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the Edinburgh International Festival; Berlioz’ Benvenuto Cellini with the Monteverdi Choir and Gardiner in Versailles, at Musikfest Berlin, the BBC Proms, and the Festival Berlioz La Côte-Saint-André; Despina (Così fan tutte) at Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam; Zerlina (Don Giovanni) and Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro) at La Monnaie in Brussels; Anne Trulove (The Rake’s Progress) with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski; a CD recording of works by Berio and de Falla with the Basel Symphony Orchestra and Ivor Bolton; Saint-Saens’ Le Martyre de saint Sébastien with the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich under Matthias Pintscher; Quatre Chants by Gérard Grisey at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg; Britten’s Les Illuminations at the Bregenz Festival; Claude Vivier’s Lonely Child with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra and Teodor Currentzis in Munich and at the Elbphilharmonie; and Belinda (Dido und Aeneas) at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.

Other recent appearances include the title role of Maria Republica by François Paris with Nantes-Angers Opera; the title role of Jennie in the New York premiere of Oliver Knussen’s Higglety Pigglety Pop!; Correspondances by Henri Dutilleux with the American Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall; Lily Briscoe in the world premiere of To The Lighthouse by Zesses Seglias at the Bregenz Festival; Emily Dickinson songs by Robin de Raaff with Het Gelders Orkest and Antonello Manacorda (released on CD by Challenge Records); and the lead role of Eoa in Andrew Norman’s A Trip to the Moon with the Berlin Philharmonic and the London Symphony Orchestra, both conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.


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