Russian American soprano Erika Baikoff is a graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program during which time she performed mainstage roles such as Xenia (Boris Godunov) and Barbarina (le nozze di Figaro). Her 2023/2024 season includes debuts with the Houston Grand Opera, Palm Beach Opera, London Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony and Ciclo de Lied. Baikoff is the first prize winner of the Concours International de Chant-Piano Nadia et Lili Boulanger, Helmet Deutsch Liedwettbewerb, and Mondavi Young Artist Competitions. Erika is an alumnus of the Atelier Lyrique at the Verbier Festival and the Académie Vocal Residency of the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies from Princeton University and a Master of Music from The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.