Devoted to her passion for opera, Ms. Lorenz has coordinated and performed ongoing outreach programs for schools, senior living communities, and public events, becoming an indispensable resource to expose new audiences to opera.
Opera-tune-ity!” is part of the nonprofit Rohnert Park Cotati-Children’s Chorus (RPCCC) whose mission is “To expand and nurture our community through the beauty and creativity of inspiring music.”
Larissa Lorenz is an up and coming Soprano in the Bay Area.
Devoted to her passion for opera, Ms. Lorenz has coordinated and performed ongoing outreach programs for schools, senior living communities, and public events, becoming an indispensable resource to expose new audiences to opera. Ms. Lorenz is also the Musical Director for the nonprofit Rohnert Park-Cotati Children’s Chorus also known as “RPCCC,” (www.rpccc-music.org) whose mission is to introduce the youth of Sonoma County to opera and classical music in fun and exciting ways.
Ms. Lorenz is also a founding artist of The Artists’ Salon (www.theartistssalon.com) which re-introduces the classical salon format in a highly relevant space-the home-with the aim to enthusiastically foster meaningful relationships surrounding art and music.
In addition to her community outreach, Ms. Lorenz frequently performs with Goat Hall Productions, San Francisco’s Opera On Tap, Pocket Opera Company, The North Bay Stage Company, East Bay Musical Chairs, the Jarvis Conservatory, Verismo Opera Company and as a soloist for numerous churches throughout the North Bay. She has also recently performed in the world premiere of composer Richard Evan’s “Ireland’s Poet-Patriots” at the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.
In early 2019, Ms. Lorenz will be performing the title role of Roxanne in the premiere of composer Matt Arnerich’s new opera “Cyrano de Bergerac” and as Ameila in Verismo Opera Company’s production of Puccini’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” in November 2019.
Between her performances, Ms. Lorenz also enjoys teaching private piano and voice lessons at Music to My Ears in Cotati.
In 2015, Larissa placed 2nd in the NATS Redwood Empire Chapter competition, and in 2013 was awarded a Scholarship from the North Bay Italian Cultural Foundation in recognition of her studies of the Italian language.
A former student of Ruth Ann Swenson, Ms. Lorenz currently resides in Sonoma, California and now studies with Donna Bruno in San Francisco.
“Thank you for the wonderful assembly! All the teachers and students loved it! You are all great presenters! I learned a lot about opera that I didn’t know before. I hope other schools are lucky enough to book Opera-tune-ity for an assembly”
– Staff Teacher at Thomas Page Elementary