American soprano Alexandra LoBianco has been hailed as possessing “a true Verdian voice of velvet-covered steel,” capable of “effortlessly tossing off trills and roulades” (St. Louis Post-Dispatch), and has been named First Prize Winner of the 2013 Altamura International Vocal Competition. Since earning first prize at the 2011 Liederkranz Vocal Competition, and taking first prize and being named “Audience Favorite” at the 2011 Irene Dalis Competition, she has continued to win praise whenever she performs. San Francisco Classical Voice noted her “lyrical-to-heroic range,” calling to mind “the ease and magnetism of a young Monserrat Caballe.”
Alexandra LoBianco’s 2013-14 engagements currently include her Opera Santa Barbara debut as Magda Sorel in Menotti’s The Consul. In 2012-13 she made her European debut in a Verdi concert in Zürich, sang Amelia in Un ballo in maschera with Madison Opera, and was soprano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with Madison Symphony, also with Madison Opera’s summer “Opera in the Park” concert series.
In 2010-11 she made her debut as Turandot, and has performed as Leonora in Il trovatore, Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly, Sieglinde in Die Walkure, Kitty Hart in Dead Man Walking, The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors,Mother/Witch in Hänsel und Gretel, Clotilde in Norma, Lady in Waiting in Macbeth, and Praskowia in Die lustige Witwe, and in Don Giovanni, with such companies as Nashville Opera, Tulsa Opera, Opera Carolina, St. Petersburg Opera, Baltimore Concert Opera, West Bay Opera, Union Avenue Opera, Chelsea Opera, New Century Opera, Opera Company of Brooklyn, and New Jersey State Opera.
As a devoted arts educator, she has been a teaching artist, adjudicator, and voice teacher and has mentored thousands of students.