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Larisa Bainton
Director of Development
  • Caterina in L'amico Fritz, 2024
  • Vocalist in Women of Tin Pan Alley Cabaret, 2024
  • Camilla in The Card Game / Coffee Cantata, 2023

Larisa Bainton, an emerging soprano, is celebrated for her captivating performances and profound emotional depth. Recognized by the Boston Globe, OperaWire, WBUR, and Bachtrack for her pioneering work in the classical realm, Larisa has earned her place in the spotlight. In 2021, the Eastman School of Music named her one of the “Outstanding Eastman Women” for her groundbreaking digital production of Hänsel und Gretel.

She studied at the Eastman School of Music and New England Conservatory with award-winning faculty Jan Opalach and Dr. Ian Howell. She has performed around the globe on stages in Austria, Italy, Hawaii, Miami, California, New York, and in Boston where she resides. Her notable roles include Helena (Midsummer Night’s Dream), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel), Cendrillon (Cendrillon), and the Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro).

Larisa’s creative interests concentrate on using technology to make classical music and opera more accessible to the modern day listener. Beyond her vocal talents, Larisa is also proficient in instruments like the piano, guitar, ukulele, and balalaika. Outside the limelight, she enjoys spending time with her two dogs and two cats.

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