Recent solo highlights for soprano Sonja DuToit Tengblad include Shostakovich Symphony 14 with A Far Cry, Mahler’s 2nd Symphony with the Boston Philharmonic, Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 with the Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (Drusilla, Fortuna) with Boston Baroque; Puccini's Suor Angelica with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Lorelei Ensemble, Bach’s St. John Passion with the Handel and Haydn Society, Knussen’s Symphony No. 2 with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, the annual Bach Roots Festival in Minnesota, and her Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center debuts with the New York City Chamber Orchestra. She was awarded 2nd place in the 2014 American Prize competition's art song and oratorio division.
A champion of modern music, Ms. Tengblad curated the award-winning touring program Modern Dickinson, launched recital project BeatSong for soprano and percussion. She sings with the Grammy-winning ensemble Conspirare on tours of Considering Matthew Shepard and with the Lorelei Ensemble who will be premiering Julia Wolfe's HerStory with five national symphonies next year. She founded Beyond Artists in 2019 and with every performance donates to Braver Angels, Singers of this Age, and the Eden Reforestation Project. She is the coordinator of the Mothers Out Front team in East Boston, where she lives with her family. www.sonjatengblad.com