Praised by Osterreich for a “round middle voice with a luscious, silvery upper register,”
Moldavian soprano Inna Los returns to her acclaimed portrayal of Cio Cio San in Madama
Butterfly to the Berkshire Opera Festival in its inaugural season as well as to the
Metropolitan Opera for its production of Turandot (Liù) in the 2015-16 season. Last
season, she sang Cio Cio San in Madama Butterfly with Michigan Opera Theatre as
well and joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera for its production of Pagliacci.
Her recent performances for the soprano include Liù in Turandot at the Deutsche Oper
Berlin and Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck; the title role of Rusalka with Opéra
national de Lorraine et Nancy; the title role of Iolanta with both Trondheim Opera
in Norway and the Odense Sympfoniorkester; and Cio Cio San in Madama Butterfly ,
American debut with Opera New Jersey and in subsequent performances with Opera Birmingham
and PORT Opera. She sang her first performances of Lisa in Pique Dame with Theater
St. Gallen, Mimì in La bohème and Micaëla in Carmen at the Aalto Theater Essen, the
title role of Suor Angelica and Nedda in Pagliacci with Opera Birmingham, Alice Ford
in Falstaff with the São Paolo State Symphony Orchestra, and Violetta in La traviata
with the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra in Istanbul. She has joined the Metropolitan
Opera for its productions of La bohème, Otello, and Faust.
A former member of the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper, her performances included
Desdemona in Otello, Micaëla in Carmen, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, and Bastien
et Bastienne following her debut in Don Carlo conducted by Bertrand de Billy (a recording
of which is available on the Orfeo d’Or label). Additionally, she earned the company’s
prestigious Eberhard-Wächter-Medal for exceptional achievement in the interpretation
of an operatic role for her performances of Alice Ford in Falstaff. Her discography
also includes several recordings with the Wiener Staatsoper including her performances
in Parsifal under the baton of Christian Thielemann (Deutsche Grammophon) and in
L’elisir d’amore (released as both a CD and DVD on EMI/Virgin Classics).
On the concert stage, she has sung Hasse’s La conversione di Sant' Agostino with
L'associazione il canto d'Orfeo, which is scheduled to be released commercially in
the coming year. She has also recently sung Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass and the Requiem
masses of Mozart and Fauré. Additionally, she has appeared in recital at the Wiener
Musikverein and in a Schubert Liederabend at the Attersee Klassik Festival.