Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne

Celine Byrne Soprano Biography Irish soprano Celine Byrne opens the 2018-2019 season as Magda in Minnesota Opera’s new production of La rondine. She also sings Die Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago and stars in new productions of...
Lianna Haroutounian

Lianna Haroutounian

Lianna Haroutounian Soprano Biography Armenian soprano Lianna Haroutounian has quickly established herself as one of the world’s leading interpreters of Verdi and Puccini.In the 2018-2019 season, Haroutounian opens the San Francisco Opera as Nedda in José Cura’s new...
Brian Large

Brian Large

Brian Large Television Director Biography Recognized by The New York Times as a “virtuoso video opera director,” Brian Large has more than six hundred programs of opera, symphony, and ballet to his credit.  Born in London, he studied at the Royal Academy of Music and...
Eric Halfvarson

Eric Halfvarson

Eric Halfvarson Bass, Narrator Biography In the 2018-19 season, Mr. Halfvarson makes his role debut as Tirésias in a new production of Enescu’s Oedipe conducted by Marc Albrecht at Dutch National Opera and returns to Washington National Opera to sing Prince Gremin in...