Edria Voursalle, soprano, is a native Los Angeleno who received her musical education from the California Institute of the Arts and also from UCLA. Upon the recommendation of Lotte Lehmann, she received the "Lotte Lehmann Award" and proceeded to tour throughout the U.S. and Canada in various operas with the John Ford Comic Opera Theater. As a soloist Ms. Voursalle toured Europe with the Los Angeles Camarata Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers. She was a featured artist in the Brahms Festival in Ontario, California and she was a guest soloist in the Performing Arts Series, UCLA, with pianist Mona Golabek in "The Outrageous Romantics." She has performed with: the Guild Opera of Los Angeles, the Pacific Coast Opera Company, the Palm Springs Opera, the Los Angeles Lyric Opera Association, the Santa Cecilia Opera Company, the San Bernardino Opera and the Euterpe Opera Company. In 1996 she sang the U.S. Premiere of Oscar von Pander's "Symphonie des Frauenlebens" with the Southern California Chamber Soloists and recorded a CD of this which is soon to be released. Her repertoire ranges from operettas to musicals to contemporary music.
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