Brazilian-American soprano Sophia Hunt is currently beginning her master's degree at the Curtis Institute of Music, where she holds the Hirsig Family Fellowship and studies with Vinson Cole. This summer, Sophia returns to the Aspen Music Festival, where she sings Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music, as well as covers Contessa Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro.
In the 2018-19 season, Sophia sang Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni and Faith in Rene Orth's Empty the House as part of Curtis Opera Theatre at the Perelman, in addition to performing with Curtis on Tour in the Nights of Classical Music at the Gennadius Library in Athens, Greece. She is also a frequent performer on the Curtis Student Recital Series.
Sophia recently sang Trouble in Tahiti (1st Trio Member) at the Aspen Music Festival. Previously a mezzo-soprano, her past roles with the Curtis Opera Theatre include A Quiet Place (Susie), Eugene Onegin (Larina), Impressions of Pelléas (Geneviève), Doctor Atomic (Pasqualita), The Rape of Lucretia (Bianca), Le nozze di Figaro (Marcellina), and L’enfant et les sortilèges (Maman).
Sophia has participated in the Joyce DiDonato master classes at Carnegie Hall, as well as attended Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artists Vocal Academy, SongFest, and the Westchester Summer Vocal Institute. She was recently a finalist in the New York International Vocal Competition, as well as a recipient of a Shirley Rabb Winston Voice Scholarship.
Sophia grew up in New York City, where she attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art and the Performing Arts. She holds a bachelor's degree from the Curtis Institute of Music and currently lives in Philadelphia.