Hailed as a “coloratura tour de force” (Opera News) and possessing a“powerful, searing soprano" (Opera Now), Alexandra Batsios is garnering attention as an important operatic talent. Ms. Batsios debuts the role of Alcina with St. Petersburg Opera in 2023, where she made another role debut in 2022-Puccini's Tosca. During the 2020 season, she joined Maryland Opera for excerpts from Thaïs and Esclarmonde and made her debut with the Princeton Festival in summer 2021. Her 2018/2019 season included performing her signature role of Konstanze at Livermore Valley Opera and making her role debut as the Queen of the Night at Sarasota Opera, where critics praised her “vocal fire” (Herald-Tribune) and “sniper-like accuracy” (Your Observer). She was also featured on a concert of new music from composer Joel Feigin and was an artist in residence at the Newport Music Festival, performing on multiple concerts including the season finale featuring Vivaldi's Gloria and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater.
Ms. Batsios will perform the role of TOSCA at St. Petersburg Opera.