Ukrainian-Canadian soprano Andriana Chuchman has earned much acclaim for her performances in a wide range of repertoire including the heroines of Mozart and Handel, 20th Century masterpieces, and the premieres of new operas and orchestral works. This 2023/24 season, she appears in the Dallas Opera’s world premiere of Joby Talbot’s The Diving Bell and Butterfly and makes three important role debuts – Violetta in La Traviata at Opera Omaha, Juliette in Romeo et Juliette at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Houston Grand Opera. She recently made her role debut as the title role in Alcina with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra.
Ms. Chuchman has appeared with many prestigious opera companies including The Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, Dallas Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Washington National Opera, Glimmerglass Festival, Opera Omaha, Glyndebourne Festival Tour, Salzburg Whitsun Festival and the Hamburg State Opera. In her native Canada, she has appeared with the Canadian Opera Company, Manitoba Opera, and Edmonton Opera. Her many roles include Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Marie in Fille du Regiment, Adina in L'Elisir d'Amore, Cleopatra in Guilio Cesare, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, Valencienne in The Merry Widow, the title role in Orphée et Eurydice, and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi. She has also received critical acclaim for her performances in many contemporary operas including Mary in Jake Heggie’s It’s a Wonderful Life, Pat Nixon in John Adam’s Nixon in China, Kumudha in John Adam’s A Flowering Tree, Boonyi/India in the world premiere of Jack Perla's Shalimar the Clown, Magnolia in Show Boat, and Guinevere in Camelot.
In concert, Ms. Chuchman has appeared in Lincoln Center’s White Lights Festival in staged performances of the Pegolesi Stabat Mater, and has also appeared with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Rhode Island Symphony, Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, The National Arts Centre Orchestra, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and at the Cincinnati May, Bellingham, and Ravinia festivals.
Born in Winnipeg, Ms. Chuchman received her Bachelor's Degree in Voice Performance from the School of Music at the University of Manitoba. She is also an alumna of the Ryan Opera Center at the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the San Francisco Opera’s Merola Program. Ms. Chuchman’s awards include the San Francisco Opera’s 2019 Emerging Star of the Year, Opera Theatre of St. Louis' 2017 Mabel Dorn Reeder Award, and prizewinner at the Finals of the 2009 Neue Stimmen Competition in Germany.