Lynn Anoush Isnar
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 started off the 2021-2022 season by recording with Sinfonia Toronto for Canadian composer, Colin Eatock’s, upcoming CD works. She will continue the season by performing concerts with various organizations around Toronto, including OperaFest, followed by singing the title role of Harapshilli in Conan and the Stone of Kelior with Mightier Productions.
During the 2020-2021 pandemic season, Ms. Isnar was fortunate enough to join the Glenn Gould School as a guest artist to sing the role of Female Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia in a virtual concert. She later joined the Amici Chamber Ensemble in their virtual concert Armenian Treasures where she sang works by Amirkhanyan and Aznavour. Ms. Isnar also performed in the A.G.B.U. “Solidarity in Song” Online Concert Series.
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), Katya (Katya Kabanova), Valencienne (The Merry Widow) and Adele (Die Fledermaus).