Lauren Frick: Mezzo Soprano
Lauren Frick, a native of Central Pennsylvania, is a graduate of The Longy School of Music of Bard College. She holds both a Masters of Music degree and Graduate Performance Diploma in Opera from that institution. She was a resident artist with Thompson Street Opera in Louisville, KY, and has performed and premiered several operas with them over the last few years. She also recently debuted with the Miami Lyric Opera as Mamma Lucia and La Badessa in their productions of Cavalleria Rusticana and Suor Angelica. She also debuted with Orchestra Miami last season as 2nd Lady in their production of The Magic Flute. Lauren was thrilled and honored to be asked to perform along side the formidable Christine Goerke and Alan Held in the inaugural season of the Wagner Institute here in Miami, FL. Her favorite roles include, Mrs. De Rocher in Dead Man Walking, Dido in Dido and Aeneas, Ruth in Pirates of Penzance, the Old Lady in Candide, and Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica. She is also currently on faculty at New World School of the Arts, teaching voice and diction, and studies with the formidable pedagogue, Manny Perez.