Andriana Chuchman



Biography

In the 2011-12 season, Canadian soprano Andriana Chuchman made her debuts at the Canadian Opera Company Olympia in Tales of Hoffmann and the Detroit Symphony in performances of the Brahms Requiem, and returned to the Toronto Symphony for performances of Mahler's Symphony No. 8, the Michigan Opera Theater for staged performances of Orff's Carmina Burana and Menotti's The Medium and as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, and the Edmonton Opera as Yum-Yum. This summer she appears at the Bard Music Festival, and in the 2012-13  season she makes her debut at the Washington National Opera, and returns to the both the Michigan Opera Theater and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

A graduate of the Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, she has appeared on their main stage as Yum-Yum in The Mikado, Valencienne in The Merry Widow and in their productions of Die Frau ohne Shatten and Manon. She also sang student matinee performances of Adina in L'elisir d'amore and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro with the Ryan Opera Center.

Other recent engagements have included, Yum-Yum at the Michigan Opera Theater, the title role in Flora, an Opera and Irma in Louise at the United States Spoleto Festival, Alinda in Giasone and Dorinda in Orlando at the Chicago Opera Theater, an appearance at the Ravinia Festival as a guest on the Prairie Home Companion radio show, a recital with the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series, and Handel's Messiah with the International Music Foundation of Chicago. As a member of the San Francisco Opera's prestigious Merola Program, she appeared there as Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, Carolina in Il Matrimonio Segreto, and in extensive excerpts as Blanche in Dialogues of the Carmelites and Clorinda in La Cenerentola.

In her native Canada, she made her Edmonton Opera debut as Marie in La fille du régiment, and has also appeared as Adina, and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. She has also appeared as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at the Manitoba Opera. Concert performances have included engagements with the Toronto Symphony, Prince George Symphony, and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. 

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, she received her Bachelor's Degree in Voice Performance from the School of Music at the University of Manitoba. She was a prizewinner at the Finals of the 2009 Neue Stimmen Competition in Germany, and received a Sullivan Foundation Encouragement Award in 2007.   

April 2012
                                     
Andriana Chuchman