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 will return to Arizona Opera to role debut Fricka in the Brian Staufenbiel production of Das Reheingold. Ks. Karanas will also make her New Orleans Opera debut as Hasbeena in Burlesque Opera of Tabasco. Last season Ms. Karanas returned to Arizona Opera in her role debut of Jezibaba in Rusalka. Recently, she was seen as Liese 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