Praised for being “especially moving” by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and as a “sparkling soprano” by the Broad Street Review, Christine Lyons is a dynamic soprano on the rise. This 2017-18 season, Ms. Lyons will sing a solo recital at Kennedy Center alongside pianist Laura Ward and will interpret Micaëla in Carmen at Opera Ithaca. She was recently the featured artist on WWFM Classical as a part of their “Celebrating Our Musical Future” live radio program.
In the 2016-17 season, Ms. Lyons sung Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos with Berkshire Opera Festival, Mimi in La Bohème with Opera Long Island, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 under the baton of Marin Alsop, and concerts with Lyric Fest. Highlights of previous seasons include Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at Sant’Anna dei Lombardi in Naples, Italy, Manon in Massenet’s Manon at the Liederkranz Foundation and at Carnegie Hall, Konstanze in Mozart’s Die Entführung at Symphony Space and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at Lincoln Center.
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.
Ms. Lyons is a 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 a 2017 Fourth Prize Winner in the Opera Columbus Cooper-Bing International Vocal Competition. The soprano has also received a Finalist Award in the 2016 Washington International Competition, and was a 2017 Finalist in the Edward M. Murray Vocal Competition, 2017 Semi-Finalist in the Lois Alba Vocal Competition, 2017 Semi-Finalist in the Mary Trueman Art Song Vocal Competition, 2017 Semi-Finalist in the PARTNERS for the Arts Vocal Competition, 2014 Finalist in the Alfredo Silipigni Vocal Competition, and has as well as received district recognition in the Southeastern Metropolitan Opera Competition.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Ms. Lyons earned a Master of Music from Peabody Institute, where her roles included Konstanze in Die Entführung, Mimí in La Bohème, and Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, where she sung the title role in Handel’s Alcina under the baton of Robert Page. Ms. Lyons completed further studies at the Mozarteum Sommerakademie in Salzburg.
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