Lynn Anoush Isnar 

Biography

Lynn Isnar is an Armenian-Canadian soprano known for her “firecracker coloratura,” (Opera Canada, John Gilks) and “terrific stratospheric high notes,” (Opera Canada, Joseph So). 

 

Ms. Isnar is starting off the 2020-2021 season by returning to the GGS as a guest artist to perform the role of Female Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia. She is continuing the season by joining Amici Chamber Ensemble in their “Armenian Treasures” Concert singing works by Amirkhanyan and Aznavour. 

 

In the 2019-2020 season, Ms. Isnar had performances with Amici Chamber Ensemble, with Opera in Concert singing the title role of Katya in Janacek’s Katya Kabanova and made her debut singing Valencienne in Lehar’s The Merry Widow with Opera York. 

 

Past roles performed by Ms. Isnar include Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Susanna (Marriage of Figaro), La Marchesa (La Cecchina), Katya (Katya Kabanova), Emma (Khovanshchina), Nanine (The Widow), Daphne (The Beautiful Helen), Lydia/Veronica (Perchance to Dream) and Adele (Die Fledermaus). 

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