Archives for December 2013

Audrey Luna plays Lakmé

By Reba Wilson
Posted Oct 23 2013 – 11:04pm

Audrey Luna is a professional opera singer who has performed with Lyric Opera of Chicago, the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, and other notable companies. Luna’s powerful and enchanting coloratura soprano voice was on display in the Opéra de Montréal’s recent performance of Lakmé. Here, Luna mesmerized the audience with her vocal control and expression of feeling. Having myself taken opera lessons for 12 years, I was intrigued by the delightful Luna, who was kind enough to do a Q&A with me for Her Campus McGill. [Read more…]

Luna wins “Critics Choice” for Best Classical Performance in the Fort Worth Weekly

Classical Music Performance – September 25, 2013

Critic’s choice: Soprano Audrey Luna in Fort Worth Opera’s Ariadne auf Naxos

As Zerbinetta, the youthful leader of a traveling circus troupe trying to revive a sobbing, self-pitying Ariadne, Luna tackled one of opera’s most outrageous coloratura extravaganzas in the second act and hit everything right on. All of the vocal pyrotechnics –– runs, trills, leaps, and anything else the composer could think of –– were amazingly accurate, and noodling around above high C measure after measure didn’t seem like a big deal to her. It was a great few minutes of just showing off. Luna is also a persuasive actress, adding dimension to her performance.

La Bella Luna

The Charlebois Post
La Bella Luna

American soprano Audrey Luna embraces her diva status and her hardcore gay fans, on the eve of her L’Opéra de Montréal debut
by Richard Burnett – September 21, 2013 @bugsburnett
(photos by Richard Burnett unless otherwise noted)

“I have always wanted to sing and perform, from when I was three or four years-old,” says American soprano Audrey Luna, who won over audiences and critics when she starred as Ariel in The Tempest at The Metropolitan Opera in 2012. [Read more…]