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“Something that made me sit up and marvel was D'Ana Lombard's performance.”
- Culture Map Houston
D’Ana Lombard joined the Houston Grand Opera Studio in the 2014-15 season after winning first prize in the 2014 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. Her roles performed at HGO included The Water in The Little Prince, First Wood Nymph in Rusalka, First Lady in The Magic Flute and Kate Pinkerton in Madame Butterfly.
From 2012-2014 the New York native was a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program at Los Angeles Opera where she covered the title role in Massenet's Thaïs and sang Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor under the baton of James Conlon.
This past August she sang Mimí in La bohème with Wolf Trap Opera at the Filene Center with the National Symphony Orchestra. Last summer, she sang Rosina in The Ghosts of Versailles with Wolf Trap Opera and Eva in the world premiere of Jack Perla’s An American Dream with Seattle Opera. In February of 2017 she will join North Carolina Opera as Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Awards include the Metropolitan Opera National Council Rohatyn Great Promise Award, the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation Encouragement Award, the Gerda Lissner Foundation Encouragement Award, the Marcello Giordani Foundation Award in memory of Sergio Franchi, Second Prize Award in 2016 from the Gerda Lissner Foundation, and a 2015 Sara Tucker Study Grant.