American soprano Lauren Snouffer is a recent graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio and winner of a 2013 Sara Tucker Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation and a Richard F. Gold Career Grant bestowed by Houston Grand Opera. The 2014-2015 season celebrates Ms. Snouffer’s debuts with Parnassus Arts Productions as Arasse in Hasse’s Siroe at the Opéra Royal de Versailles, and with the Atlanta Opera as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. On the concert stage, Ms. Snouffer debuts with the Portland Baroque Orchestra in Handel’s Messiah conducted by John Butt, and joins Franz Welser-Möst and the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall and Lincoln Center for concert performances of Strauss’ Daphne. Other appearances of the season include Fauré’s Requiem and a New Year’s concert with the Florida Orchestra.