Layna Chianakas

March 20th, 2015 by admin

Ms. Chianakas’s voice has been described as “an appealing dark sound that seemingly knows no bound.” She has performed such leading roles as Carmen in Carmen, Angelina/Cenerentola in La Cenerentola, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia, and Sesto inGuilio Cesare. She has performed with Cleveland Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Virginia Opera, and the Richard Wagner Bayreuth Festival. Ms. Chianakas was named Artistic Ambassador of the United States, performing in Colombia, Venezuela, El Salvador, Guatemala and Jamaica.