Recently hailed for her “tour-de-force performance” (Winnipeg Free Press) in the gripping title role of Manitoba Opera’s Susannah, Lara has established herself as a dynamic, intelligent, and moving singing actress. She is thrilled to return to the NAC’s stage with Opera on the Avalon, reprising the role of May. This season also saw her as Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) and Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) for Pacific Opera Victoria’s Il Trittico, as a soloist for the Victoria Symphony’s Messiah, make her Edmonton Opera debut as the Countess (Le nozze di Figaro), and as Beatrice (Three Decembers) for the Little Opera Company.

Further credits include: Jenůfa (Jenůfa); Tatyana (Eugene Onegin); Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus); Micaëla (Carmen); Cinderella (Into the Woods); Maria (The Sound of Music); Amelia (Simon Boccanegra); Liù (Turandot); Musetta (La Bohème); Nellie Forbush (South Pacific); Sylva (The Gypsy Princess); Fiordiligi (Così Fan Tutte); Alcina (Alcina); Pamina (Die Zauberflöte).