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2017 Chorus

Christina Boosahda - Soprano

Christina Boosahda  -  Soprano

Admired by the Wall Street Journal as an “impassioned and impressive talent on the rise,” soprano Christina Boosahda has been featured in a variety of roles including Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte), Lady Billows (Albert Herring), Mrs. Anderssen (A Little Night Music), Antonia (The Tales of Hoffmann), First Lady (The Magic Flute), Miss Silverpeal (Impresario), The Rooster (The Cunning Little Vixen), Gabrielle (La vie parisienne), as well as Woglinde, Gerhilde, and the Dritte Norn in Opera Louisiane’s adaptation of Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. On the concert stage, she was recently featured as Violetta (La traviata) and Lady Macbeth (Macbeth) in Angels Vocal Art’s Gran Gala di Verdi. Ardent about contemporary opera, Ms. Boosahda had the privilege of premiering the role of Bita Parvin in Houston Grand Opera’s production of Gregory Spears’ The Bricklayer. She later returned to the Houston Grand Opera stage as Loretta/Mama in the world premiere of David Hanlon’s Past the Checkpoints, and as Amanda/Ameliora in Sterling Tinsley’s Daniel and the Dreamcatcher. Other notable premiere performances include: Anya in Adam Gorb and Ben Kaye’s Anya17, (a one act opera about the inhumane reality of human trafficking), Beauty #2 in Frank Proto’s Shadowboxer based on the life of acclaimed boxer Joe Louis, Lulu Baines in Robert Aldridge’s American opera Elmer Gantry, Mrs. Hurstwood in Robert Aldridge’s Sister Carrie, Step-Sister One in Kurt Erickson’s What Your Parents Don’t Want You to Know, Mrs. Kimball in Jeremy Beck’s Review!, and Marketer One in Paul Salerni’s Tony Caruso’s Final Broadcast. For more information about Ms. Boosahda, please go to christinaboosahda.com to stay up to date with all future performances as well as to contact and connect with her via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.