biography
 

Greek-American mezzo-soprano Daveda Karanas has been hailed for her “capacious power” and “a voice lustrous and exciting.” (San Francisco Chronicle)

In the 2013 – 2014 season, Daveda Karanas makes a major role debut as Kundry in Parsifal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago under Andrew Davis. She will then debut at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Mother Marie in Dialogues of the Carmelites and with the Auckland Philharmonia as Brangäne in concert performances of Wagner's Tristan und Isolde. Last season, Ms. Karanas made her German debut at