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

In the 2017-2018 season, Daveda Karanas makes her house and role debut at New Orleans Opera in the role of Hasbeena in Tabasco. She returns to Arizona Opera in her role debut as Fricka in Das Rheingold followed by a house debut of the same role/production at Fort Worth Opera. Recently, she made her role Jezibaba in Rusalka at Arizona Opera. She was seen as Lise in The Passenger at both Florida Grand Opera and Michigan Opera Theater following her successful role debut at the Lyric Opera of Chicago in the same role. She made a major role debut as Kundry in Parsifal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago under Andrew