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Renee Fleming

Grammy Award–Winning Soprano & Creative Consultant, Lyric Opera of Chicago; Artistic Advisor, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Renée Fleming is one of the most acclaimed singers of our time. In 2013, President Obama awarded her America's highest honor for an artist, the National Medal of Arts. Winner of four Grammy awards, she has sung for distinguished occasions from the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony to the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. In 2014 she was the first classical singer ever to perform the national anthem at the Super Bowl. In addition to her performing schedule, she is currently leading a collaboration between the Kennedy Center and the National Institutes of Health on music, wellness and the brain.