Fenlon Lamb, mezzo-soprano
Fenlon Lamb, mezzo-soprano, received her MM from the Peabody Conservatory of Music where she studied with Marianna Busching. Her most recent roles at Peabody were the Queen in Harbison's A Full Moon in March and Cherubino in Le Nozze di Figaro. Over the summer of 1998 she sang Lucienne in Die Tote Stadt at the Summer Opera Theatre in Washington, D.C. Other roles have included: Meg Page in Falstaff, Mrs. Grose in Turn of the Screw and Cat/Dragonfly/Teacup in Ravel's L'Enfant et les Sortilèges. Ms. Lamb premiered the role of Harriet Herriton in readings and workshops of the new opera Where Angels Fear to Tread. Recently, Ms. Lamb won second place at the Connecticut Opera Guild Competition and then went on to win the Baltimore Opera Young Artist Competition. Earlier this year, she was a finalist in both the Sylvia Green Voice Competition and the Annapolis Opera Competition.
Ms. Lamb has studied with Carol Webber and Patrice Maginnis. She received her BA in Music from the University of California at Santa Cruz. While attending USC, her roles included Dido, Widow Begbeck, and Idamante. This past September, Ms. Lamb traveled to Seattle, Washingto to sing Dorabella in Così fan Tutte as a member of the Seattle Opera Young Artist Program. Her residence in the Baltimore Opera Young Artist Program begins in January and will culminate with her debut as the Contessa in Andrea Chénier.
December 5, 1998