Isabel Bayrakdarian: “A Mellow Control Freak”

Isabel Bayrakdarian: “A Mellow Control Freak”

“I have graduated from girls to women, Women are complex, girls are innocent.” Read More

Bayrakdarian sings rival divas

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Artist News, Interview, Isabel Bayrakdarian, News | No Comments
Bayrakdarian sings rival divas

. Isabel Bayrakdarian is fascinated by the story of competing 18th-century opera stars, pitted against each other for money and fame. The soprano has taken the story of Faustina Bordoni and Francesca Cuzzoni — enemies who sang works by the same composers and in the same operas — to heart. “It’s too bad they had […]

Isabel Bayrakdarian: Troubadour & the Nightingale CD review

Posted on Nov 20, 2013 in Anne Manson, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Recording | No Comments
Isabel Bayrakdarian: Troubadour & the Nightingale CD review

“Bayrakdarian is passionately engaged with this music from beginning to end, deploying a great range of expressive and dynamic subtlety.” Read more: Musical Toronto

Isabel Bayrakdarian: Indianapolis La Damosielle review

Posted on Nov 18, 2013 in Artist News, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Reviews | No Comments
Isabel Bayrakdarian: Indianapolis La Damosielle review

“Bayrakdarian (of Armenian heritage) projected throughout the hall…” Read more: NUVO

Isabel Bayrakdarian: Edmonton Recital review

Posted on Nov 2, 2013 in Artist News, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Reviews | No Comments
Isabel Bayrakdarian: Edmonton Recital review

“Soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian genuinely conveys the stories of the songs she sings with physical, emotional, and musical charisma. Witness the eclectic and utterly engaging recital she gave Oct. 25 with composer-pianist Serouj Kradjian, her husband, at McDougall United Church in the Edmonton Chamber Music Society series.” Read more at ATAR