APPARITION

Curtis Institute of Music

FEBRUARY 24

2020

Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia joins pianist Grant Loehnig in a performance of George Crumb's Apparition

RUSSIAN ROMANCES

Curtis Institute of Music

JANUARY 29

2020

Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA

Sophia sings selections by Tchaikovsky in the Curtis Voice and Opera Department's evening of Russian art song.

KNOXVILLE:

SUMMER OF 1915

Main Line Symphony Orchestra

NOVEMBER 22

2019

Valley Forge Middle School | Wayne, PA 

Sophia performs as the soprano soloist in Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915, with Maestro Don Liuzzi and the Main Line Symphony Orchestra.

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

(EXCERPTS)

Contessa Almaviva

Curtis Symphony Orchestra

OCTOBER 20

2019

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center | Philadelphia, PA

Sophia sings under the baton of Maestro Yannick Nézet-Séguin, with the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and members of the Curtis Opera Theatre.  The program, entitled Yannick at the Opera, includes selections by Theofanidis, Beethoven and Mozart. Sophia will sing as Contessa Almaviva in selections from Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro.

CURTIS IN CONCERT

Part of Festival O19

Opera Philadelphia

SEPTEMBER 21, 28

2019

Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA

Sophia joins soprano Rachel Sterrenberg and pianist Grant Loehnig in The Heart of a Woman, a program celebrating the work of female composers. "A modern-day Frauenliebe und Leben—telling the story of a relationship, its disintegration, and aftermath—the recital features songs by Jennifer Higdon, Libby Larsen, Clara Schumann, and more." — Opera Philadelphia

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

Mrs. Anderssen

Aspen Opera Center

JULY 11, 13, 15

2019

Wheeler Opera House | Aspen, CO

Sophia returns to the Aspen Music Festival for the summer of 2019. She sings Mrs. Anderssen in Stephen Sondheim's A Little Night Music, with Maestro Andrew Einhorn and director Edward Berkeley.

OPERA ONDEMAND

(SCENES)

Anna Bolena

Curtis Opera Theatre

AIRED JANUARY 22

2021

Sophia joins mezzo-soprano Ruby Dibble and pianist Miloš Repický in a duet from Donizetti's Anna Bolena. They perform as part of Curtis's virtual opera scenes program, Opera OnDemand, directed by Scott Skiba. 

EMPTY THE HOUSE

Faith

Curtis Opera Theatre

MAY 2, 4, 5 

2019

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center | Philadelphia, PA

Sophia sings Faith in Rene Orth's Empty the House, presented in a double bill with Riders to the Sea by Ralph Vaughan Williams. The production is conducted by Maestro Daniela Candillari and directed by Mary Birnbaum. 

STRING QUARTET 

NO. 2

Curtis Institute of Music

APRIL 27

2019

Gould Recital Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia sings Arnold Schoenberg's String Quartet No. 2 in A Century of Reinvention, a "survey of landmark 20th-century string quartets." She performs with Seula Lee (violin), Maya Buchanan (violin), Grace Takeda (viola) and Young In Na (cello). 

SCHUMANN 

SELECTIONS

Curtis Institute of Music

APRIL 18

2019

Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia joins baritone Patrick Wilhelm and pianist Mikael Eliasen in a program of selections by Robert Schumann, including Frauenliebe und -leben and various duets.

PLEA FOR PEACE

Curtis 20/21 Ensemble

MARCH 23

2019

Gould Rehearsal Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia joins the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble in A Portrait of Augusta Read Thomas. She performs Thomas's Plea for Peace, a chamber piece for soprano and string quartet.

DON GIOVANNI

Donna Elvira

Curtis Opera Theatre

MARCH 7, 9

2019

Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia sings Donna Elvira in the Curtis Opera Theatre's production of Mozart's Don Giovanni, conducted by Maestro Karina Canellakis and directed by

R. B. Schlather.

SHAKESPEAREAN 

ART SONGS

Villanova University

JANUARY 30

2019

St. Thomas of Villanova Church | Villanova, PA 

Sophia joins bass Adam Kiss and pianist Reese Revak in an evening of Shakespearean art songs as part of Villanova University's ACS Concert Series. The program includes selections by Dominick Argento, Virgil Thomson, Giuseppe Verdi, and more.

BRAZILIAN ART SONGS

Curtis Institute of Music

DECEMBER 11

2018

Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music | Philadelphia, PA 

Sophia joins pianist Grant Loehnig in a program of Brazilian art song, including selections by Ernani Braga, Jayme Ovalle, and Heitor Villa-Lobos.

UNE VOIX

DANS LE DÉSERT

Main Line Symphony Orchestra

NOVEMBER 2

2018

Valley Forge Middle School | Wayne, PA 

Sophia joins Mikael Eliasen (as narrator), Maestro Don Liuzzi, and the Main Line Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Edward Elgar's rarely heard Une voix dans le désert.

UNE VOIX

DANS LE DÉSERT

Main Line Symphony Orchestra

NOVEMBER 11

2018

Keneseth Israel Temple | Elkins Park, PA

Sophia joins Mikael Eliasen (as narrator), Maestro Don Liuzzi, and the Main Line Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Edward Elgar's rarely heard Une voix dans le désert.

FAREWELL CONCERT:

DREAM WITH ME

Nights of Classical Music 

at the Gennadius Library

as part of Curtis on Tour

SEPTEMBER 29

2018

Cotsen Hall| Athens, Greece

Sophia joins pianist Mikael Eliasen and violist Edward Gazouleas in a performance of Brahms' Zwei Gesänge, op. 91, as part of an evening of chamber music. The recital is presented as the farewell to the group's week in Athens, performing as part of Curtis on Tour in the Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library. 

OPERATIC FAVORITES

Nights of Classical Music 

at the Gennadius Library

as part of Curtis on Tour

SEPTEMBER 28

2018

Cotsen Hall | Athens, Greece

Sophia joins baritone Jonathan Beyer and Mikael Eliasen for Operatic Favorites, an evening featuring a variety of operatic and song repertoire. The recital includes selections by Bernstein, Tchaikovsky, Puccini, and more.