Lynette Tapia, Bolivian-American soprano, is acclaimed for her “crystalline coloratura” passages, her heartfelt artistry, and her flawless technique by journalists worldwide. She is a Winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. After winning First Place in the Operalia International Vocal Competition Placido Domingo, Ms. Tapia made her European debut singing the title role in Léo Delibes’ LAKMÉ at Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux. She has performed in several of the most important American theaters including The Los Angeles Opera, The Washington Opera, Atlanta Opera, Portland Opera, Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, and Lyric Opera of Chicago. Other awards include First prize in the George London Foundation and Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation vocal competitions, an Opera Index Award, The Spotlight Award, and Winner of the MacAllister competition. Ms. Tapia received her Bachelor of Music degree from The Cleveland Institute of Music.