Cynthia Leigh, Specialties soprano — opera, concert work and musical theater. Cynthia brings a special presence to the main stage with her committed performances and unique voice. Noted for her control, she has the capacity to sing powerfully in one moment, transcending to an almost invisible wisp of sound in the next. Always the consummate actress, true to the composer and librettist, Ms. Leigh becomes the characters she portrays, inspiring audiences through her deep and varied emotional range. This season Cynthia Leigh sings Leonora in Il Trovatore and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera, The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Riverside Lyric Opera, Amore in Orfeo ed Euridice with Celestial Opera Company in Pasadena and Lady-in-Waiting in Macbeth with Independent Opera in Los Angeles, soloist in Mozart Vignettes and Arias with Redlands Opera Theater and is featured with Opera Showcase at the National Opera Center in New York City. Recent appearances include Violetta in La Traviata and The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with Independent Opera and California Ballet Opera, Mme. Goldentrill in The Impresario and Nella in Gianni Schicchi with Celestial Opera, Rutter’s Requiem with San Diego Festival Orchestra and Chorus and A Night in the Park with Bolletta Entertainment.