High notes, down time for Queen role

— Janelle Gelfand, Cincinnati Enquirer

Audrey Luna, a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, sings the role of the Queen of the Night in Cincinnati Opera’s “The Magic Flute,” which has its final performance today in Music Hall. Luna lives in Chicago, but she hasn’t been home for more than two years because she’s been on the road, working. [Read more…]

Catching up with Audrey Elizabeth Luna, queen of the upper tessitura

From Oregon Music News

by James Bash on September 13, 2010

Portland State University’s opera program has fostered so many outstanding singers that it’s almost a wonder that it doesn’t have conservatory status. Among professional opera singers who have studied at PSU are Christine Meadows (the current opera program director), Clayton Brainerd, Angela Niederloh, Kelley Nassief, Anna Jablonski, and Konstantin Kvach. Now you can add Audrey Elizabeth Luna to that group of grads. Luna is a soprano who can sing the ultra high notes like those that are required of the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Magic Flute. She recently completed a Queen of the Night gig with Santa Fe Opera and will be making her debut in this role at the Met this season. [Read more…]