Sophia Burgos

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Puerto Rican-American soprano Sophia Burgos is fast emerging internationally as a young talent of outstanding intelligence, musicality and stage presence.

During the last few seasons she gave several important role and house debuts: as Teresa/Benvenuto Cellini with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Ensemble at the BBC PROMS, Musikfest Berlin, Versailles and the BerliozFest in La Côte-Saint-André, as Despina/Cosi fan tutte at De Nationale Opera, conducted by Ivor Bolton, at La Monnaie as Susanna/Le Nozze di Figaro and Zerlina/Don Giovanni in the new Da Ponte Trilogy, conducted by Antonello Manacorda, as Fox/The Cunning Little Vixen with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Simon Rattle and as Ann Trulove/The Rake’s Progress with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Vladimir Jurowski. Most recently, she made her debut at the Ruhrtriennale Festival in a staged production of Grisey’s Quatre Chants pour franchir le seul, with Klangforum Wien conducted by Peter Rundel.

Engagements in 2022-23 include a return to Opera Nantes-Angers as Vercors in the world premiere of Philippe Leroux’s  L’Annonce faite à Marie, her house debut at De Vlaamse Opera as Mrs Naidoo in Philip Glass‘ Satyagraha, Chernowin’s Atara with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Matthias Pintscher,  Grisey’s  Quatre Chants pour franchir le seul with Ensemble Intercontemporain as well as recitals in Japan.

A champion of new works, Ms. Burgos has premiered J.M. Staud‘s Once Anything Might Have Happened with Ensemble Intercontemporain and Matthias Pintscher in Paris, Gandolfi‘s Kantate with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn’s Two Lyric Songs: The Waking as part of the 75th year anniversary of the Tanglewood Music Center, the title role of Maria Republica by François Paris with Nantes-Angers Opera and Lily Briscoe in To The Lighthouse by Zesses Seglias at the Bregenzer Festspiele.
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