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Described as “sunny,” “supple” and “soaring,” soprano Carley DeFranco is known for her committed dramatic portrayals and adventurous artistry. Highlights of her 2022-23 season include Britten’s Les Illuminations and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio (Emmanuel Music), Brahms’s Requiem (Falmouth Chorale), Mozart’s Requiem (Con Brio Choral Society), and Christopher Tin’s Lost Birds (VOCES 8). A former Lorraine Hunt Lieberson Fellow, Carley has sung eighty cantatas with Emmanuel Music in their Bach Cantata Series and has been a featured soloist in Bach’s St. John Passion, Magnificat, Mass in B Minor, and Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen (BWV 51), and John Harbison’s Chorale Cantata. She was Angelo in Emmanuel’s staged recording of Handel’s La Resurrezione and Lucy Lockit in Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera. She performs regularly with Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Art Song Society, the Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Baroque, True Concord Voices & Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival, and Monadnock Music Festival. Last summer she made her début in South Korea with the American Soloists Ensemble and the National Chorus of Korea.