Mezzo-soprano Abigail Nims has established herself as a musician of integrity and versatility, garnering praise for her performances of repertoire from the Baroque to contemporary premieres.
Acclaimed for her committed interpretations and tonal beauty in the concert repertoire, Abigail has performed as soloist with renowned orchestras and festivals including the San Francisco Symphony, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, the Baltimore Symphony, the São Paulo Symphony, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Teatro Municipal, Santiago, Chile, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Boston Baroque, the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park (Florida), the Indianapolis Symphony, the Louisiana Philharmonic and the Masterworks Choir and Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. In Colorado, Abigail and has appeared as soloist with the Colorado Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival, the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, the Boulder Philharmonic, the Colorado MahlerFest, and she is a regular soloist with the Colorado Bach Ensemble.
On the opera stage, Abigail has appeared in leading roles with companies throughout the United States and abroad including Wexford Festival Opera, New York City Opera, Atlanta Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Florentine Opera, Gotham Chamber Opera, Opera Omaha, New Jersey Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, the Princeton Festival, Opera Delaware and Opera North.
She joined the voice faculty at the University of Colorado-Boulder in 2013. Her prior teaching positions have included University of California, Berkeley and Yale University.