"big, voluptuous sound, and sumptuous phrasing..."
San Francisco Chronicle
"Lahyani was a rich-toned and theatrically vigorous Carmen."
The San Francisco Chronicle
"Lahyani has a darkly dangerous instrument... This is an instrument that could cut a man to pieces."
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"Maya Lahyani, the Israeli mezzo-soprano who made her lush voice known to Bay Area audiences as an Adler Fellow at the San Francisco Opera in 2010 and now sings with some regularity at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, flies in from the East Coast this week to prepare for the premiere of a work by ace hometown choreographer Alonzo King for his Lines Ballet." San Francisco Chronicle 


Lahyani is thrilled to be back in San Francosco for a world premier collaboration with Alonzo King LINES Ballet. 

An interview with Mezzo Soprano, Maya Lahyani, on her Carmen at PORTopera!