TessPraised for her “bejeweled lyric soprano” (The Boston Globe) and “perfect early music voice” (Cleveland Classical), soprano Teresa Wakim won First Prize at the International Soloist Competition for Early Music in Brunnenthal, Austria. In demand for her interpretations of concerted repertoire, she has performed under the batons of Roger Norrington, Harry Christophers, Martin Haselböck, Ton Koopman, Stephen Stubbs, and Nicholas McGegan. Solo engagements include Bach’s Mass in B Minor, St. John Passion, and Magnificat with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, Bach’s Wedding Cantata with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Kyrie and Gloria of Bach’s B-minor Mass with the San Francisco Symphony, Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 with Boston Baroque, Bach’s Magnificat with Wiener Akademie Orchester, Mozart’s Exsultate, jubilate with the Handel & Haydn Society, and Handel’s Messiah with the Charlotte, San Antonio, Alabama, and Houston Symphonies. In addition she performs with many of North America’s early music ensembles, including the Boston Early Music Festival, Apollo’s Fire, Vancouver Early Music, Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, Mercury Baroque Orchestra, Pacific Musicworks, and Blue Heron.