Mezzo-Soprano
About

Mezzo-soprano Abigail Nims has quickly established herself as a musician of integrity and versatility through her performances of repertoire spanning from Bach, Handel, and Mozart to Crumb, Ligeti, and contemporary premieres. In the 16/17 Season Ms. Nims will be performing Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with the Naples Philharmonic and Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Mahler’s 2nd Symphony with the Duluth Superior Symphony and Dvorak’s Stabat Mater with the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. Engagements during the 2015-16 season include Mozart’s Requiem with the Midland-Odessa Symphony; and the Messiah and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion with the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra.

Posted: Nov-10-2016
Latest News

Abigail Nims sings the role of Melanto in the Linn Records recording of Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria with Boston Baroque. The album is nominated for Best Opera Recording at the upcoming 58th Annual Grammy Awards.

Posted: Jan-11-2016
Latest Recording

The Golden Ticket, a comic opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, was commissioned by American Lyric Theater and Felicity Dahl from American composer Peter Ash and British librettist Donald Sturrock. Dahl's fantastic imagination is vividly brought to life in the witty libretto, and the completely original score ingeniously parodies many traditional operatic conventions to help portray the bigger than life characters that inhabit Wonka's world.

Posted: Dec-1-2012
Latest Acclaim

“Equally superb dramatic and vocal contributions are made by mezzo Ann Murray, as Auntie, the owner of the local pub; soprano Nikki Einfeld and mezzo Abigail Nims as her precocious nieces.”

— San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: Jun-27-2014