Eleni Calenos

Greek soprano Eleni Calenos captures critics’ and audiences’ admiration for the clarity, warmth, and beauty of her lyric voice and her dignified characterizations. Engagements for the 2015-16 season and recent highlights include Mimi in La bohème with Madison Opera, her return to Palm Beach Opera as Micaela in Carmen, a reprisal of her acclaimed Cio-Cio San with Ash Lawn Opera, Liù in Turandot with Middlebury Opera, and concert appearances for Verdi’s Requiem with the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue with the Metro Chamber Orchestra of New York, and Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with the Lancaster Symphony Orchestra. Additional recent engagements include Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffmann with Palm Beach Opera, Liù in Turandot (Boston Chorus Pro Musica, Shreveport Opera), Silvia in Mascagni’s Zanetto with Odyssey Opera, the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro (Tulsa Opera and Austin Lyric Opera), Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly (Shreveport Opera and Mississippi Opera, Opera Idaho), Nedda in I pagliacci (Shreveport Opera), Gilda in Rigoletto (Sarasota Opera), Hanna Glawari in Die lustige Witwe (Zomeropera, Belgium), Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte (Barbados Music Festival), and Giorgetta in Il tabarro (Harrisburg Opera Association).