C: John Matthew Myers

"She is the stellar leading female among the three and is well deserving of an
 encore."

Minnesotan soprano Alexandra Razskazoff, acclaimed by the New York Times as a “richly faceted, slinky soprano,” whose voice is “...ample in size with an intriguing instrumental color,” (Opera News).

As of recent, Alexandra has garnered much acclaim in the realm of vocal competitions.  She has been chosen as a finalist in the 2021 James Toland Vocal Arts Competition.  Also in 2021, Alexandra won 2nd Place in the inaugural season of the Zenith Opera Competition, as well as 3rd Place in the PARTNERS for the Arts Competition, Orpheus Vocal Competition, and the National Opera Association’s C. Bailey and D. Argento Vocal Competition. She was also named a finalist in the Pasadena Opera Competition and Opera Ithaca’s International Competition of Voice.

In fall of 2020, Alexandra won top prizes in numerous competitions, including 1st Place in the Giovanni Consiglio International Vocal Competition, 2nd Place in Opera Mississippi’s John Alexander Competition, and 3rd Place in the NYIOP + Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition.

She appeared with Maryland Lyric Opera on their 2019 gala, singing scenes from Faust, Fidelio and Der Rosenkavalier with orchestra.  Later in the month, Alexandra joined Washington Opera Society to perform the role of Lisa in Franz Lehár’s Das Land des Lächelns. She made her concert debut with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony in 2020.   Alexandra landed top prizes in a series of competitions in 2019 including Premiere Opera Foundation + NYIOP International Vocal Competition (Audience Choice/Bel Canto Award), the Dorothy Lincoln-Smith Vocal Competition (1st Place) and Opera at Florham’s Violetta DuPont Vocal Competition (1st Place).
       
Alexandra was seen as a Resident Artist at The Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia in 2017-18, where she performed Violetta (La Traviata) where she studied with William Stone. She performed her first ever Messiah (Handel) with the Columbus Symphony 2018.  Alexandra was a Resident Artist with the Minnesota Opera for their 2016-17 season, where she sang Wellgunde (Das Rheingold), Musetta (La bohème), while covering Juliette (Romèo et Juliette).

In Summer 2017, Alexandra participated in the Merola Opera Program, where she performed as the leading ladies in scenes from Lucrezia Borgia and I Pagliacci. Alexandra also covered the title role in Sāvitri, Gustav Holst’s rarely-performed one-act. She was seen as an Apprentice with the Santa Fe Opera in 2015. She then returned in in 2016 to cover Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni). Alexandra spent summer 2013 at Music Academy of the West, where she performed Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte)...