- Age: 30
Canadian Soprano, Lara Secord-Haid has been praised for her "flinty acuity" (New York Times) and her "grace and genuine warmth" (Opera Canada). Recent appearances include a concert tour in China (2016), Canada-Mexico concert (San Miguel, Mexico), Marzelline in Fidelio (Manitoba Opera), Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw and Tytania in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Opera on the Avalon), Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Banff Center), 3 Settings of Celan by Harrison Birtwistle (Lincoln Center).
She was recently awarded Jeune Espoir Lyrique Canadien (2016) and the Mexican, Russian and Chinese Lyric Bursaries (2015) by Theatre L20, Opera San Miguel Prize (2015), 3rd place in Spazio Musica Orvieto (2015).
Lara is a graduate of Juilliard and New England Conservatory.