Praised by Austria for a “round middle voice with a luscious, silvery upper register,” Moldavian soprano Inna Los returns to her acclaimed portrayal ofCio Cio SaninMadama Butterflyto the Berkshire Opera Festival in its inaugural season as well as to the Metropolitan Opera for its production ofTurandot(Liù) in the 2015-16 season. Last season, she sangCio Cio SaninMadama Butterfly with Michigan Opera Theatre as well and joined the roster of the Metropolitan Opera for its production of Pagliacci.
In 2017 she performed Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly with Palm Beach Opera and in 2018 Madama Butterfly in Chisinau.
Her recent performances for the soprano includeLiùinTurandotat the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Tiroler Landestheater in Innsbruck; the title role ofRusalkawith Opéra national de Lorraine et Nancy; the title role ofIolantawith both Trondheim Opera in Norway and the Odense Sympfoniorkester; andCio Cio SaninMadama Butterfly, American debut with Opera New Jersey and in subsequent performances with Opera Birmingham and Port Opera. She sang her first performances ofLisain Pique Damewith Theater St. Gallen,MimìinLa bohèmeandMicaëlainCarmenat the Aalto Theater Essen, the title role ofSuor AngelicaandNeddainPagliacciwith Opera Birmingham,Alice FordinFalstaffwith the São Paolo State Symphony Orchestra, andViolettainLa traviatawith the Borusan Philharmonic Orchestra in Istanbul. She has joined the Metropolitan Opera for its productions ofLa bohème,Otello, andFaust.
A former member of the ensemble at the Wiener Staatsoper, her performances includedDesdemonainOtello,MicaëlainCarmen,FiordiligiinCosì 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 ofAlice FordinFalstaff. Her discography also includes several recordings with the Wiener Staatsoper including her performances inParsifalunder the baton of Christian Thielemann (Deutsche Grammophon) and inL’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.