American soprano Lauren Kelleher recently made her New York City debut as Barbarina in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro with Regina Opera. Praised as a “gleaming soprano,” Lauren played the fastidious daughter Clarice in Haydn’s Il mondo della luna (Cleveland Classical). Lauren has appeared at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona, Italy performing the role of Giannetta in Donizetti’s L’Elisir D’Amore , and has sung as a soloist at the Boston Symphony Hall. Her stage credits include Marie in La fille du Regiment, Pastourelle in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges, Mme Herz in Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor and various opera scenes including Ellen in Britten’s Peter Grimes, Beth in Adamo’s Little Women, Alcina in Handel’s Alcina, Melissa in Handel’s Amadigi, Frau Fluth in Nicolai’s Die Lustigen Wieber von Windsor and Terezine in Auber’s Le Philtre. In addition, Lauren worked with the notable conductor Tim Weiss as a featured soloist for Oliver Knussen’s work The Hums and Songs of Winnie the Pooh.
Lauren has been featured as a soloist in Saint-Saën’s Christmas Oratorio and Mozart’s Laudate Dominum at the First Church in Oberlin and in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with the Oberlin Chamber Choir.
As a recent graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, Lauren is currently based in New York City under the vocal instruction of Laura Brooks-Rice. Lauren sings regularly at the well-acclaimed Christ Church on Park Avenue.