Kate Wood is a Boston-based soprano appearing most recently with St. Petersburg Opera as Olympia in Pinocchio by John Davies and as an Emerging Artist covering Oberto in Alcina. Earlier in 2023, she performed the role of Lucy in The Telephone with Angels Vocal Art. Within the New England region, Kate “deployed her pure soprano with a goddess’s dignity” (Boston Musical Intelligencer) as Venus in John Blow’s rare baroque gem, Venus and Adonis with Cambridge Chamber Ensemble, and was also seen as Mabel in Pirates of Penzance with Marblehead Little Theatre and Madame Herz in The Impresario with Winter Harbor Music Festival. As a recent graduate of the New England Conservatory, Ms. Wood performed the roles of Tamiri in Il re pastore, Lady with a Hand Mirror in Postcard from Morocco, and excerpts from title roles in Theodora and Orfeo ed Euridice with NEC Opera Theatre. Other favorite opera roles include: La Fée in Cendrillon, Olympia in Les contes d’Hoffmann, Echo in All Wounds Bleed, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Morgana in Alcina, Gretel and Dew Fairy in Hansel and Gretel, Zerlina in Don Giovanni, Papagena in Die Zauberflöte, Cynire in Echo et Narcisse, and Belinda in Dido and Aeneas. As a soloist on the concert stage, Kate has most recently collaborated with Masterworks Chorale and Old South Church in performances of Vivaldi’s Gloria and Fauré’s Requiem, respectively. Other concert engagements include Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Magnificat, Mozart’s Missa Solemnis in C, as well as solo cantatas HWV 132b, HWV 134, and BWV 51.