Lara Ryan

“Radiant…commanding…compelling…impressively touching” are amongst the accolades for Lara Ryan’s performances. Recent performances include The Consul at Long Beach Opera, starring celebrated soprano Patricia Racette, The US premiere of Philip Glass’ The Perfect American at Chicago Opera Theatre and Long Beach Opera, Richard Strauss’ Vier letzte Lieder with the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as her fourth collaboration as a soloist with famed composer John Rutter at Carnegie Hall. In recent seasons past Ms. Ryan sang the title role of Victor Herbert’s Grand Opera Natoma, which had not been performed in its entirety in over a century, and sang the role of Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello for Madison Lyric. In addition, she has also performed with the New York Philharmonic, Anchorage Opera, Utah Festival Opera, Encompass Opera Theatre, Belleayre Music Festival, and the Holders International Music Festival, amongst others.