Hailed as “a singer to watch” (Washington Post) with a “commanding presence” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), Alexandra Loutsion continues to be recognized for her passionate performances and vocal versatility as a rising star on the operatic stage. This season, she debuts with San Francisco Opera singing the Overseer in Strauss’ Elektra and covers Princess Turandot, a role she recently debuted with Pittsburgh Opera to great acclaim. She returns to Wolf Trap Opera and Palm Beach Opera in the title role of Puccini’s Tosca, and will debut with Tulsa Opera in the title role of Puccini’s Turandot. She ends the season with her soloist debut in Haydn’s Mass in Time of War and Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with the Cathedral Choral Society in Washington D.C., and a return to Central City Opera as Leonora in Il Trovatore.
Last season, she added four new roles to her repertoire: the title role of Puccini’s Tosca with Central City Opera, Princess Turandot in Puccini’s Turandot with Pittsburgh Opera, the Foreign Princess in Dvorak’s Rusalka with Arizona Opera, and Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s Macbeth with Raylynmor Opera. She also made her debuts with Palm Beach Opera as Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly, and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic singing the title role in Puccini’s Tosca. She was recently heard as Florencia in Daniel Catan’s Florencia en el Amazonas with Arizona Opera, and made her Wolf Trap Opera debut as Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly to great acclaim.
Ms. Loutsion spent two summers as an Apprentice Artist with the Santa Fe Opera, most recently to cover the role of Leonora in Fidelio conducted by Harry Bicket. She also covered the title role in Puccini’s Tosca, the leading role of Anna in Rossini’s Maometto II.
On the concert stage, Ms. Loutsion has sung the soprano solo in Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with the Santa Fe Symphony and the Academy Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, as well as Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Erie Philharmonic and as a guest soloist with the Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra. She also performed Greig’s Peer Gynt with the Aspen Music Festival, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the Aspen Conductor’s Project.
For more information on Alexandra Loutsion, please go to www.alexandraloutsion.com.