Lauren Randolph, Soprano
B i o g r a p h y
American Soprano Lauren Randolph is a charismatic, captivating performer whose "high range was strong and commanding" as heralded by The Maryland Theatre Guide. During 2020 she has been exploring new avenues of connecting with audiences; participating as a guest performer in multiple virtual concerts and even co-producing an international virtual production. In the beginning of 2020 she made her performance debut with New York Dramatic voices as Helmwige in a staged concert scene of Die Walküre.
Her other roles include Frasquita (Carmen), Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), 1st Bridesmaid (Trial by Jury), Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Antonia (Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Sophie in the World Premier of Isabelle Aboulker's Leçons de Français aux Etudiants Americains, Sophie from the World Revival Premier of Joseph Kraus's Fintberg's Bröllop, and Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro). She has performed with Canto Vocal Programs, Bel Cantanti Opera, The In Series, Maryland Lyric Opera Company, Lyric Opera Studio of Weimar, the Franco American Vocal Academy, the Northwest Lyric Opera Company, and the Spokane Symphony.
She received her Master of Music degree from The Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University in 2015, where she was awarded a graduate assistantship. There she performed the roles of Mary Crawford in Johnathon Dove's US debut of Mansfield Park and L'autre Soeur in Poulenc's Dialogue of the Carmelites. She also had the opportunity to expand her concert repertoire in Riley's In C with the Modern Peabody Orchestra and the Soprano role in Haydn's Mass in B-flat Major Hob.XXII:14 Harmoniesse with the Peabody Concert Orchestra. In 2014 she was awarded The George Woodhead Prize in Voice for her "contribution to the musical and educational life at Peabody [which] has been considerable" and is "to be commended for [her] outstanding accomplishments." In addition, she was the 2013 winner of the MusicFest Northwest Young Artist Competition.