Described as a “shining presence” (Seen and Heard International), soprano Alaysha Fox is quickly making her mark in the world of Opera. Recently concluding her tenure with the esteemed Domingo Colburn Stein young artist program at LA Opera, she showcased her exceptional Talent through notable roles including the Female Chorus in Britten’s the Rape of Lucretia and High Priestess in Verdi’s Aida. In the 2022-2023, Ms. Fox joined the Lyric Opera of Chicago where she covered Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos. In summer of 2023, she portrayed the role of Lady Clarence in Saint-Saens’ Henri VIII at Bard SummerScape.
Recent noteworthy performances include portraying the Bridesmaid in Le Nozze di Figaro (Santa Fe Opera), Giorgette in Il Tabarro (Opera Santa Barbara), Erstes mädchen in Hindemith’s Möder Hoffnung der Frauen (LA Philharmonic), Dorothee in the Anonymous Lover, and Mary in the world premiere of Carla Lucero’s The three women of Jerusalem (LA Opera)
In the past several years, Ms. Fox has garnered numerous prestigious awards. In 2022, she placed in the Loren L. Zachary competition. In 2021, she emerged as the winner of the Palm Springs Opera Guild Vocal Competition. In 2020 was a finalist in HGO’s Concert of Arias. A Grand finalist in the 2019 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and a semi-finalist in the Elizabeth Connell dramatic soprano competition, Ms. Fox is also a recipient of the Lotte Lenya emerging artist award and received first prize in the Joan Taub Ades Vocal competition at MSM
Ms. Fox honed her skills in esteemed young artist programs such as Santa Fe Opera, Chautauqua Opera and Opera Saratoga young artist programs. She holds Bachelor and Master degrees from the Manhattan School of Music.