Title role in Norma. Previously: title roles in Tosca (2015) and Aida (2013).
About the Artist:
Liudmyla Monastyrska has opened two seasons for HGO, both times in the title roles: in Tosca (2015) and Aida (2013). She is singing her first North American performances as Norma. Other highlights this season include her company debut with the L.A. Opera as Abigaille in Nabucco, a return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin for Tosca and Abigaille, and the title role in a new production of Manon Lescaut with Gran Teatre del Liceu. Future engagements include singing the title role in Plácido Domingo’s Aida: The Stadium World Tour. Recent performances include engagements with the Opéra National de Paris singing the title roles in Tosca and Aida (new production); with the Metropolitan Opera singing the title role in Aida with Marco Armiliato, Abigaille with James Levine and Plácido Domingo, Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana with conductor Fabio Luisi, and Tosca with Joseph Colaneri; with Deutsche Oper Berlin in her role debut as Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlo, in the title role of Tosca, and Abigaille; and with the Bavarian State Opera in her role debut as Abigaille. She also sang the role of Abigaille with Plácido Domingo at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, made her debut with the Vienna State Opera singing the title role in Aida under conductor Simone Young, and performed Lady Macbeth in Verdi’s Macbeth at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, and on a Japanese tour with the company under the baton of Sir Antonio Pappano. Also with the Royal Opera, she perfomed Nabucco with Nicolà Luisiotti and Aida at La Scala. She has sung the Verdi Requiem at Rome’s Accademia di Santa Cecilia as well as with the Cleveland Orchestra.