Sonja Tengblad
soprano

Praised for her “crystalline tone and graceful musicality” (Boston Globe), Boston-based soprano Sonja Tengblad enchants diverse audiences with her radiant and thoughtful musicianship. Recent season highlights include solo performances with the Boston Philharmonic, Boston Landmarks Orchestra, Boston Baroque, Handel and Haydn Society, A Far Cry, Blue Hill Bach Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, and Rhode Island Philharmonic. She has also appeared with the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, Minnesota’s Oratory Bach, the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, and enjoyed Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center debuts with the New York City Chamber Orchestra. Ms. Tengblad performs regularly with Grammy-winning ensemble Conspirare, Blue Heron, and the Lorelei Ensemble, which debuted with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in 2017. A champion of new music, Ms. Tengblad premiered Shirish Korde's Questions for the Moon with members of the Silk Road Ensemble; appeared in a special concert celebrating the 80th birthday of composer Dominic Argento; and curated Modern Dickinson – an award-winning program featuring 21st-Century settings of Emily Dickinson's poetry. Ms. Tengblad is a founding member of the soprano-percussion duo BeatSong, with which she premiered works by Matthew Peterson (ASCAP Nissim Prize winner) and Emmy award-winning composer Kareem Roustom.