Hailed as "excellent", "impeccable", "limpidly beautiful", "impressive", "stunning", and "Boston's best", mezzo-soprano Thea Lobo has appeared under conductors Gunther Schuller, Joshua Rifkin, Harry Christophers, Martin Pearlman and Helmut Rilling, and has been featured by the Firebird Ensemble, Carmel Bach Festival, Boston Cecilia, The Bermuda Festival, and Europäisches Musikfest Stuttgart. She performed the roles of Orgando in Handel's Amadigi with Boston Baroque, L'Enfant in L'Enfant et les Sortilèges with MetroWest Opera, Hermia in Lowell House Opera's commemorative production of Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and covered the role of narrator, Xiao Qing, for the world premiere of Zhou Long's Pulitzer Prize-winning opera, Madame White Snake, with Opera Boston. A proponent of new music, she has worked as a soloist under the direction of composers Steve Reich, Howard Frazin, Fred Lerdahl and Christian Wolff. Ms. Lobo was a prizewinner at the Bach Vocal Competition for American Singers, a grant-recipient of the Julian Autrey Song Foundation, a Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow for Emmanuel Music, a finalist in the Liederkranz Art Song Competition, an Adams Fellow for the Carmel Bach Festival, and a featured recitalist at the Boston Portuguese Festival with tenor Zachary Wilder. Thea Lobo has recently performed with the Northwest Bach Festival, Callithumpian Consort, Tucson Chamber Artists, Musica Sacra, Cambridge Concentus, the Boston Early Music Festival, Handel and Haydn Society, on tour with Boston Camerata, in Opera Hub's production of Satie's Socrate, and as Purcell's Dido with the St. Andrew's Bach Society.

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