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Lauren Snouffer


This season, Lauren Snouffer sings Rosina in Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Lucia in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, and Thibault in Verdi’s Don Carlos with Houston Grand Opera. With The Glimmerglass Festival, her roles have included Ruth Baldwin in John Musto’s Later the Same Evening and Minnie in Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun. She has portrayed Florestine in John Corigliano’s Ghosts of Versailles, Lucia in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, and the Dewfairy in Humperdinck’s Hänsel and Gretel as a New Horizons Fellowship recipient of the Aspen Music Festival. Other roles include the Princess (#1) in Conrad Susa’s Transformations at the Juilliard Opera Theater. Snouffer is featured as a soloist on the Grammy®-nominated recording Threshold of Night with premiere choral ensemble Conspirare in collaboration with composer Tarik O’Regan, as well as a recent recording of Christopher Berg’s Four Nabokov Songs in collaboration with the composer/pianist. Recent performances include the roles of Phénice and La Gloire in Lully’s Armide with Mercury Baroque in Houston and Paris and Clorinda in Monteverdi’s Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda led by Monica Huggett with JuilliArd415. Most recently, Snouffer was featured as the soloist with new music ensemble AXIOM in a performance of György Kurtág’s Messages of the Late R.V. Troussova under the baton of Jeffrey Milarsky, as well as the Israelitish Woman in Händel’s Judas Maccabaeus with Steven Fox and the Clarion Choir.