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Love and Figaro: Wallis Giunta finds both in Opera Lyra production (Ottawa Citizen feature)

Mezzo Soprano Wallis Giunta is featured in today’s Ottawa Citizen in a nice piece by Peter Robb. Here’s a quick quote:

“There is a whole wealth of repertoire written for a castrato, but they don’t do that anymore. All these roles now go to mezzo sopranos of a slim, not too curvy body type; younger woman who could be believable as a youth from age 12-25. Those are the roles that I do, with the occasional girl peppered in there,” Giunta says.

CLICK HERE to read the FULL ARTICLE. The Marriage of Figaro (Opera Lyra Ottawa) opens March 21, 2015. Wallis is Cherubino. Tickets and details HERE.