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

This season, Daveda Karanas returns to the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Lise in The Passenger and also to the San Francisco Opera as Cassandre in Les Troyens. In the 2013 – 2014 season, she made a major role debut as Kundry in Parsifal at the Lyric Opera of Chicago under Andrew Davis. She then debuted at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis as Mother Marie in Dialogues of