Audrey Luna’s shimmering soprano voice has been heard in theatres, concert halls, and at festivals around the world.  Her rich and varied career in opera, concert, recital and chamber music repertoire has taken her to Bremen, Germany where she was a fest soloist, the Salzburger Festspiel, Schleswig-Holstein Festival, the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiel, Mettlach Chamber Music Festival, Jerusalem Festival, Lexington Bach Festival, Konzerthaus Wien, Berlin Philharmonie, Wigmore Hall, Queens Hall, The Louvre, St. John the Divine and the Kennedy Center.

Ms. Luna has concertized with  the Hagen Quartet, the Arditi quartet, the Baseler Quartet, Ciompi Quartet, Bennewitz Quartet, James Tocco, Allen Otte and Percussion Group Cincinnati, as well as lecture concerts with Walter Levine, in Argetnina,  Austria, France, Germany, Scotland,  Switzerland,  England, Spain, Israel, the U.S., and China.

Ms. Luna has also worked extensively in contemporary music.  She was invited to sing at the historic opening of the Schoenberg Institute in Vienna, and most recently to premier music of Qu Xiao-Song at the Shanghai Spring International Music Festival.   She commissioned the evening-length monodrama CLOTHO for soprano, percussion, and computer, and has recently been involved in various performance and recording projects:  in Paris, with Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag, with Chinese composers Qu Xiao-song and Chen Yi, with German composer and guitarist Wolfgang Netzer and American composers Moiya Callahan, Mara Helmuth, Allen Otte and John Corigliano.

Recent appearances include the New York City Opera’s Showcase of American Composers Series, the Cincinnati Symphony, at the Lexington Bach Festival, Lucerne Festival,  Binghamton Symphony,  and in recital at festivals in Lithuania, the Detroit Institute of Art and at the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Upcoming engagements include performances with Annapolis and Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra’s, a world premiere at the Close Encounters With Music, Susanna in Opera Theater Pittsburghs’s production of Le Nozze di Figaro and with Chamber Music Cincinnati.  She is currently recording the music for soprano and percussion in Mode Records’ integrated edition of the complete music of John Cage, the voice and percussion music of Qu Xiao-Song for Peer Publishers.  Her most recent CD recordings appear on the Oehms Classics and arsmoderna labels.  Ms. Luna is currently teaching at Miami University.

"Audrey Luna was musically and theatrically first class…with technical sovereignty, she laid before us so much warmth, expression, and sensitivity that it was pure joy." 

            - Orpheus (opera magazine), Germany

Performance Biography

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