Kristina Nicole Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Meet Kristina Nicole Lewis, featured soloist for Songs of the Season: Christmas with Choral Arts, December 15-24, 2019 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Internationally-acclaimed mezzo-soprano, Kristina Nicole Lewis, has had major success throughout the United States and abroad. Tony Solitro, of Philadelphia Local Arts Live, noted “I simply couldn’t get enough of Ms. Lewis’ expressively warm voice, or her enchanting stage presence.” She has also been herald by the Baltimore Sun for having a voice “that shines with a burnished tone,” “has considerable lushness in her singing,” as well as “admirable acting.” Eldridge McPhee, of the Bahama Bel Canto Singers commended Ms. Lewis for having, “A voice [that] enters the soul and moves the spirit.”
Ms. Lewis graduated from the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts, in 2015. She attended the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins’ University for her masters of music in voice, and graduated from Converse College Petrie School of Music with her bachelor of music in piano performance.
Ms. Lewis has performed as a guest artist for organizations including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Handel Choir, Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Harlem Opera Theater, Opera Philadelphia, and Bucks County Choral Society. She has also performed a variety of operas, such as Olga in Tchaivoksky’s Eugene Onegin, Ulrica in Verdi’s Un Ballo in Maschera as Ulrica, Isabella in L’Italiana in Algeri, the Countess in Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades, Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata, and Baba the Turk in Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress. Kristina currently enjoys singing and freelancing throughout the mid-Atlantic region.