Soprano Liana Guberman, a native New Yorker, is a Resident Artist with Bare Opera, a NYC based opera company, and sang in their 2015-2019 productions. Roles included: Rosina and La Contessa in Mozart/Rossini’s Figaro x Figaro, Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte and Fannì in Rossini’s La Cambiale di Matrimonio. Liana spent two seasons with Palm Beach Opera between 2014 and 2016. As a PBO Benenson Young Artist, she performed Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos, Hannah in the world premiere of Ben Moore’s Enemies, A Love Story, and Rosario in Granados’ Goyescas. Other roles include: Lia in Debussy’s L’enfant prodigue with Bare Opera, Mimì in La Bohème with LoftOpera, Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro with LoftOpera, Parasha in Stravinsky’s Mavra with Mannes Opera and as a cover for Juilliard’s MET/Lindemann Program, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Mannes Opera, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte with Purchase Opera, and Tirésias in Les Mamelles de Tirésias with Purchase Opera. In 2014, Liana was a Fellow at Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara, CA where she sang the soprano solo in Mahler’s 4th Symphony with the MAW Faculty orchestra conducted by James Gaffigan, and covered Micaëla in Carmen.
A winner of several major vocal competitions, Liana won a scholarship from the 2018 Bel Canto Vocal Foundation, Second Prize in the 2018 Southold Opera Competition at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Hall, and a grant from the 2018 Grand Stage International Lieder Competition. Liana was the Fourth Prize winner in the 2017 Florida Grand Opera/Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition. In addition to her compeition success, Liana won several grants, both in Lieder and Opera, from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, Licia Puccini-Albanese, and Giulio Gari Foundations. Liana was a winner of the 2014 St. Louis district of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
Liana attended the Franz-Schubert-Institut in Baden bei Wien, Austria, where she studied the poetry and performance of Lieder. This experience made her passionate about singing in German and performing Lieder in concert.