Lucy Shelton

Lucy Shelton, soprano (New York, NY), winner of two Naumburg Awards as chamber musician and solo recitalist, has worked closely with today’s composers and premiered over 100 works. She has been a guest artist with the Emerson, Brentano, Enso, Mendelssohn, Chiara, and Guarneri string quartets, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, 21st Century Consort, Speculum Musicae, Da Capo Chamber Players, Sospeso, New York New Music Ensemble, Boston Musica Viva, Da Camera of Houston, eighth blackbird, Dolce Suono Ensemble, the Ensemble Moderne, Nash Ensemble, Klangform Wien, Schoenberg-Asko, and Ensemble Intercontemporain. Lucy has participated in the Aspen, Santa Fe, Ojai, Tanglewood, Chamber Music Northwest, BBC Proms, Aldeburgh, Caen, Kuhmo, Togo, and Salzburg festivals, and performed with the major orchestras of Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Cologne, Denver, Edinburgh, Helsinki, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Minnesota, Munich, New York, Paris, St. Louis, Stockholm, Sydney, and Tokyo. She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Koch International, Nonesuch, NMC, Bridge, Albany, and Innova, and received a Grammy Award nomination. Lucy is a faculty member at Tanglewood and has also taught at the Third Street Settlement School in Manhattan, Eastman School, New England Conservatory, Cleveland Institute, the Britten-Pears School, and Manhattan School of Music, where she is member of the Contemporary Performance Faculty. Lucy has received Honorary Doctorate Degrees from Pomona College and the Boston Conservatory. Lucy is a Board Member of Chamber Music America. Previous Yellow Barn musician (since 2016)