Rosa Lamoreaux has been acclaimed for her “scrupulous musicianship… gorgeous sound and stylistic acuity” (Washington Post), and is known for her incandescent presence. She is engaged in an international career of broad scope, including performances at Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Gewandhaus, La Fenice, the Kennedy Center, and Strathmore.
Recent and upcoming highlights include performances of Handel’s Messiah with the Rogue Symphony Orchestra; Rameau opera with Opera Lafayette in Washington D.C. and the Met Museum, New York City; Bach’s Saint John Passion at Strathmore; French baroque cantatas in Philadelphia with Tempesta di Mare; live fi lm scores for Hollywood’s silent movies for Early Music Columbus; and with her newest venture, OpenPage Ensemble, commissioning and performing works of 20th – and 21st – century composers.
Her orchestral credits include the Atlanta, Dallas, and Cincinnati symphony orchestras, the Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra, and the National Philharmonic. Ms. Lamoreaux also has had leading roles in early and contemporary opera from Venus in Cavalli’s Didone to the Mother in the premiere of Lost Childhood by Janice Hamer. As a solo recitalist and chamber music performer, she has performed with Musicians from Marlboro, the Folger Consort, Chatham Baroque, the Four Nations Ensemble, ArcoVoce, Hesperus, and Musica Aperta, in repertoire spanning early chant to the present day. Recital venues include the Terrace Theatre, the Louvre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cloisters, the Smithsonian, and the Library of Congress. She is the recipient of numerous WAMMIE awards. Ms. Lamoreaux’s many recordings include The Bach Choir of Bethlehem’s Magnificat and Songs of Hope. Her most recent CDs are Bach Among Friends and the solo albums Oh So Nice and Evening Serenade.