2022 Messiah Soloists
Devon Guthrie, Soprano
Grammy®-nominated American soprano Devon Guthrie made an acclaimed debut as Susanna in a new production of Le nozze di Figaro at English National Opera when she was still a student at the Juilliard School. Guthrie has won several awards and prizes in competitions, such as the Gerda Lissner Competition, Houston Grand Opera Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, Licia Albanese Competition, and Liederkranz. She was also an apprentice at the Santa Fe Opera and Tanglewood Music Festival, where she worked with James Levine. Recent operatic works include a special memorial performance with the Paul Taylor Dance Company honoring the late Paul Taylor, Brahms’ Requiem with The Santa Fe Symphony, and a return to Opera Theater of St. Louis to sing the role of Drusilla in L’Incoronazione di Poppea.
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