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Tiffany Townsend has been praised for her “powerhouse soprano and expressive presence” (The Wall Street Journal) and “rich voice and interpretive talent” (Bachtrack). Her 2022–2023 season includes a return to LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, where she makes role debuts as Julie (cover; Omar), Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia), and Desdemona (cover, Otello). Ms. Townsend also makes a role and house debut as Idleness in Long Beach Opera’s The Romance of the Rose (world premiere) and a role debut as Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at Wolf Trap Opera. On the concert stage, she performs as the soprano soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra), Verdi’s Requiem (The Bakersfield Symphony), Fauré’s Requiem and George Walker’s Lilacs (New Jersey Symphony), and will reprise George Walker’s Lilacs with the National Orchestral Institute + Wolf Trap Opera.
Recent Press & Reviews.
Long Beach Opera
Idleness (The Romance of the Rose)
"Idleness (Tiffany Townsend) and Pleasure (Bernardo Bermudez) entertain as amiably self-centered lounge singers."
Los Angeles Times
"Tiffany Townsend...brings rich-toned gusto to Idleness."
The New York Times
"Idleness (Tiffany Townsend) and Pleasure (Bernardo Bermudez), the God of Love’s henchmen, duet on a delectable torch song, which is both sincere and a sendup."
The Wall Street Journal
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