Praised as “especially moving” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and as a “sparkling soprano” by the Broad Street Review, Christine Lyons is a dynamic artist on the rise. This 2017-18 season, Ms. Lyons will be presented in concert by Vocal Arts DC at the Kennedy Center, by Denyce Graves at Wolf Trap, and by Sherrill Milnes at Opera Naples. She will also sing the roles of Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi with Saltworks Opera, Adina in L’Elisir d’amore with ARE Opera, Micaëla in Carmen with Opera Ithaca, and in summer joins the inaugural season of Teatro Nuovo to sing Amenaide in Tancredi rifatto

Ms. Lyons is a 2018 Grand Prize Winner in the Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition, 2018 Second Prize Winner in the Rochester Oratorio Society’s Classical Idol Competition, 2018 Third Prize Winner in The American Prize for Women in Opera Competition, 2017 Second Prize Winner in the Vocal Arts DC Discovery Art Song Competition, 2017 Second Prize Winner in the New York Lyric Opera Theater National Vocal Competition and 2017 Fourth Prize Winner in the Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition.

Radio audiences enjoyed her performance as the featured artist on WWFM Classical as a part of their “Celebrating Our Musical Future.”

 

As Micaela in Carmen

Sonic Nectar
— La Scene Musicale

As Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi

A nuanced and richly textured performance, Christine Lyons as Giulietta was spellbinding, highlighting her range and interpretation, singing the aria with rosy, agile coloratura. In short, Lyons is exquisite.
— Cape Charles Mirror

As Adina in L'Elisir d'amore

As Adina.... Her Lustrous Soprano Won Us Over From The Start.
— Voce di Meche

As Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos

There Is Exquisite Ensemble Singing For The Three Nymphs Who Attend Ariadne...[who] Were Gorgeous In Movement, Raiment, Gesture And Song...
— The Boston Musical Intelligencer

As Donna Anna in Don Giovanni

Soprano Christine Lyons exuded such a radiant presence.
— Patrick D. McCoy.com

As Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte

poignant
— Boadway World

As Konstanze in Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail

 

This Summer, Lyons sings Amenaide in Rossini's Tancredi rifatto with Teatro Nuovo.

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Next season, Lyons sings the title role in Bellini's Norma with Winter Opera Saint Louis

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