Alexandra Picard is emerging as one of the most exciting sopranos in the Northwest. She has sung Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflote for Rogue Opera, for the New Opera Festival in Rome, and for Spokane Opera. She has performed Musetta in La Bohème in the Kammersaal in Graz, Austria, for Skagit Opera, and for the Russian Opera Centre; Olympia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann for Bellevue Opera, Arminda in La Finta Giardiniera, and Gerhilde in Die Walkure with Hawaii Opera Theater.
In concert Alexandra has enjoyed performances of Gounod’s St. Cecilia Mass, Strauss' Four Last Songs, and Haydn’s The Creation with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, and she originated the role of the Ghost of Butterfly in the jazz opera Welcome to the Voice for the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival in New York with Elvis Costello on Broadway. She sang Orff’s Carmina Burana to great acclaim, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Faure’s Requiem, Handel's Messiah, as well as a gala concert for the Embassy of the United States in Paris, France. Upcoming projects include Lucia di Lammermoor excerpts with the University of Washington Orchestra, Brahms' Requiem with Seattle ProMusica and Yakima Symphony Orchestra, and a season finale concert and release of their lullaby CD "Dream Songs" with the Northwest Symphony Orchestra, available June 1st on Amazon.
Alexandra earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University and received her Masters in Music from the San Francisco Conservatory. She is a Doctoral candidate in Vocal Performance at the University of Washington.