Sofia Troncoso soprano
Sofia's time at NOS is generously supported by the Robert Vivian Memorial Trust.
Sofia Troncoso is an American soprano of South American descent. She graduated with Distinction from the RAM, under the tutelage of Ryland Davies & James Baillieu. Prior to this, she was granted full funding at the prestigious Northwestern University for two degrees (Vocal Performance B. Mus and Italian Language and Literature BA). Operatic roles include Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro and Fortuna/Poppea cover L’incoronazione di Poppea (Northwestern); Una conversa Suor Angelica (RAM); Selena in an adaptation of Pergolesi's La serva padrona (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) where she was reviewed The Scotsman as “...magnificent as the conniving Selena, with an effortlessly clear, ringing soprano, and a natural sense of comic timing..."; Zerlina Don Giovanni (Hampstead Garden Opera); and Susanna The Marriage of Figaro (Opera24 for Grimeborn Festival). Sofia was a Studio Artist on the Bonfils-Stanton Young Artist Program at Central City Opera. Previously, she was selected for the Castleton Artist Training Program during 2 consecutive seasons. Most recently, she toured with Scottish Opera. Whilst at the RAM, Sofia was Commended for the Michael Head Prize and Highly Commended for the Isabel Jay Foundation twice. Since arriving in the UK, Sofia has been engaged as a soloist regularly: Mozart’s Requiem, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Bach’s St Matthew Passion and St John Passion and Haydn’s Salve Regina to name a few.
Sofia has been generously supported during her studies by the Josephine Baker Trust and the Royal Academy of Music, both for an international study scholarship and for endorsement as a Graduate Entrepreneur.