Vocally and dramatically impressive

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A native of Philadelphia, soprano Leah Hawkins begins the 2021-22 season as Desdemona in 7 DEATHS OF MARIA CALLAS at Opéra national de Paris, and returns to the Metropolitan Opera for Fire Shut Up In My Bones and Porgy and Bess. Later this season she will debut with The Cleveland Orchestra and Des Moines Metro Opera, and have a title role debut as Adriana Lecouvreur. She began the 2020-21 season in 7 DEATHS at Bayerische Staatsoper, with later debuts at Portland Opera, Tulsa Opera, and the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. A recent alumna of the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera, she has appeared at the Met to great acclaim as the Strawberry Woman in Porgy and Bess, Masha in The Queen of Spades, High Priestess in Aida and an Alms Collector in Suor Angelica.

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Leah Hawkins impressed mightily with her plush tone and impeccable phrasing...

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