Teresa Wakim


Praised for her “bejeweled lyric soprano,” soprano Teresa Wakim was First Prize Winner of the International Soloist Competition for Early Music in Austria. She has performed under the batons of Roger Norrington, Harry Christophers, Laurence Cummings, Ton Koopman, and Nicholas McGegan. Noted solo engagements include Bach’s Mass in B Minor, St. John Passion, and Magnificat with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Bach’s Wedding Cantata, and Mendelssohn’s Hear My Prayer with the Cleveland Orchestra, Bach’s Missa Brevis with the San Francisco Symphony, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with Boston Baroque, Bach’s Magnificat with Wiener Akademie, Brahms’ German Requiem with the Omaha Symphony, Mozart’s Exsultate Jubilate with New World Symphony and the Handel and Haydn Society, and Handel’s Messiah with the Houston, Charlotte, San Antonio, Alabama, and Tucson Symphonies. She has portrayed and recorded multiple operas from Monteverdi to Mozart, and can be heard on the 2015 GRAMMY-Winning Best Opera Recording of Charpentier’s La Descente d’Orphée aux Enfers with the Boston Early Music Festival.