Teresa Wakim


With a voice of “extraordinary suppleness and beauty" (New York Times), GRAMMY-Nominated soprano Teresa Wakim won First Prize at the International Soloist Competition for Early Music in Brunnenthal, Austria, and has performed as soloist under the batons of Roger Norrington, Harry Christophers, Martin Haselböck, Ton Koopman, Václav Luks, Stephen Stubbs, and Nicholas McGegan. Solo engagements include Bach’s Mass in B Minor, St. John Passion, and Magnificat with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Bach’s Wedding Cantata with the Cleveland Orchestra, Bach's Missa Brevis with the San Francisco Symphony, Bach's Magnificat and St. Matthew Passion with Wiener Akademie Orchester, Mozart's Exsultate Jubilate and Coronation Mass with the Handel & Haydn Society and New World Symphony, and Handel's Messiah with the Charlotte, San Antonio, Tucson, Alabama, and Houston Symphonies. In addition, she has performed with Apollo's Fire, Pacific Musicworks, Mercury Baroque Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Musica Angelica, Blue Heron, Festival Bach Montreal, Dallas Bach Society, Bach Collegium San Diego, and the Boston Early Music Festival, with whom she has portrayed numerous operatic roles of the Baroque, and recorded over ten albums, including the GRAMMY-winning La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers by M.A. Charpentier.