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Soprano Stephanie Lamprea is an active performer, recitalist and curator in the tri-state area, specializing in 20th and 21st century classical repertoire.
Stephanie has performed as a solo and chamber musician at National Sawdust, Spectrum, the Firehouse Space, Miller Theater at Columbia University, Symphony Space, the Terrace Theater at Kennedy Center, the Slipper Room, and Park Avenue Armory. Her interest in contemporary performance has led her to premiere new works by emerging composers such as Tiange Zhou, Maria Kaoutzani, Yangzhi Ma, Drake Anderson, Britten Powell, James Sheppard, Kyle Werner and Keyi Ning. Stephanie has given performances of Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire and Shostakovich’s Seven Verses of Alexander Blok, and song cycles of Anton Webern, George Crumb and Olivier Messiaen. She was a Resident Artist at the Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice in Boston, MA, exhibiting works by Georges Aperghis, Anton Webern, Luciano Berio, and John Cage. In 2018 she will perform the entirety of Aperghis' Recitations in the Debussy Centenary Festival at Spectrum in NYC.
This year, Stephanie founded unbridled, a new music ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of new art through commissioning, collaborating, and improvising. unbridled has performed works of David Lang, Ashkan Behzadi, Meredith Monk, and Icli Zitella, and in 2018 will commission a new work by Emily Praetorius in a concert also featuring works by Morton Feldman and Kaija Saariaho, interposed with improvisatory reactions.
Stephanie completed her studies at Manhattan School of Music, where she worked with Maitland Peters and Lucy Shelton. She proudly sings with the Compostela Choir of Saint James Episcopal in New York under the direction of Dr. E. Davis Wortman and with Artist-In-Residence Stephen Tharp at the organ.