“Alexandra has an amazingly deep and unique voice that takes attention immediately from the first note. This young contralto absolutely will have a big future in the opera career!”
-Lyrics Classic’s Attache
With Lyrica Classic Alexandra performed Spring Gala in May 2019 in Washington DC and virtual concert Organ Apotheosis in April 2021.
Alexandra Coburn is a 25 year old contralto from the Houston,TX area. Her junior year of high school she began studying classical voice. Her senior year she was hired as a chorus member for the operatic season of 2013- 2014 for the local company, Opera in the Heights.
She auditioned for several collegiate voice programs and received a full ride to Louisiana State University. She continued receiving many lead roles in the opera including Mistress Quickly in Falstaff, Katasha in The Mikado, Zulma in L’italiana in Algeri, Mother Goose in The Rake’s Progress and performed with local opera companies in the area. She was also asked to perform as the La Zia Princeipessa in Suor Angelica with OperaFestival di Roma in 2017. She returned to Italy on scholarship to study at the Bel Canto in Tuscany School of Opera in 2018 and performed all over Italy.
After finishing at LSU she moved to Virginia to continue her study of voice with The Potomac Vocal Institute. Alexandra was also hired by Washington National Opera with the Kennedy Center for their 2019-2020 season in the chorus. She was in Otello in the fall of 2019 and Samson et Delilah in 2020 where she performed at The Kennedy Center.
Principessa’s scene from the opera Suor Angelica by Puccini
Rehearsal from Opera Festival di Roma, Italy
Mezzo-soprano solo in Saint-Saëns’ oratorio de Noël / Christmas Oratorio
With Easton Choral Art Society, Easton, MD