Internationally renowned soprano to appear on NPR’s From the Top in Boston
Soprano Lauren Michelle, a native of Los Angeles and a 2001 Walnut Hill School for the Arts graduate, appeared on From the Top’s first ever recording at the Tanglewood Music Center in July, 1999. She will return to From the Top on February 3, 2019 in Boston, guest hosted by actor Lawrence Gilliard Jr.
She was a prize winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition and is an internationally recognized opera star. Some of her notable international roles include Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Musetta in La Bohème, Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. Most recently, she has performed at Covent Garden as Jessica in The Merchant of Venice and completed a season as a house soprano with Vienna State Opera.
She sang in concert under the baton of Plácido Domingo at LA Opera and made her debut with Washington National Opera to critical acclaim along side Eric Owens. She was awarded First Place in both the Lotte Lenya Competition and the Marcello Giordani International Vocal Competition. She is a graduate of UCLA and The Juilliard School.
Learn more about her appearance in Boston on February 3rd in NEC’s Jordan Hall here. Tickets start at just $15, and students of all ages can get free tickets in select sections!