Praised as “especially moving” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and as a “sparkling soprano” by the Broad Street Review, Christine Lyons enthralls audiences with her fearless presence and creative approach. Most recently, she was the featured artist on WWFM Classical as a part of their “Celebrating Our Musical Future” live radio program. Upcoming performances include several company debuts as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos with Berkshire Opera Festival and Micaëla in Opera Ithaca’s production of Carmen.
Highlights of previous seasons include Manon in Massenet’s Manon at the Liederkranz Foundation and at Carnegie Hall, Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung at Symphony Space and at the historic Modell Lyric Opera House, Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at Sant’Anna dei Lombardi in Naples, Italy, Antonia in Offenbach’s Les Racontes d’Hoffmann with the Amalfi Coast Music Festival and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at Lincoln Center. Orchestral and concert engagements include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under the baton of Marin Alsop, Frasquita in Carmen alongside Denyce Graves and performances with Lyric Fest alongside distinguished pianist Laura Ward.
Appearing extensively in music theater, Ms. Lyons performed in a national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and has portrayed Sheila in A Chorus Line, Alice’s Daughter in Big River, GiGi in Miss Saigon, and Anne in A Little Night Music with companies including Portland Center Stage, Pittsburgh Music Theater, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, Theater of the Stars and Goodspeed Opera House.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Lyons is Second Prize Winner in the Vocal Arts DC Discovery Art Song Competition, Second Prize Winner in the New York Lyric Opera Theater National Vocal Competition, Fourth Prize Winner in the Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition, an Award Winner in the Southeastern Metropolitan Opera Competitions and the Washington International Competition, a Finalist in Opera Ithaca’s Edward M. Murray Competition, and a Semi-Finalist in the Lois Alba Vocal Competition, the Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Competition and the PARTNERS for the Arts Vocal Competition.
Ms. Lyons holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon where she was awarded the Carnegie Mellon Scholar endowment, holds certificates from the Salzburg Mozarteum, and holds a Master of Music from Peabody Institute where she was awarded the Tom Clancy Family Scholarship, the C. Albert Kuper, III Scholarship and the Charles P. Sachs Conservatory Scholarship.
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