Liù in Turandot
Armenian soprano Juliana Grigoryan is in her first year in the Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, during which she will make her Met debut as Liù in Turandot and cover Musetta in La Bohème. Later in the 2023–24 season, she will return to Dutch National Opera to make her role debut as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and perform in several international concerts, including a performance in Barcelona for the Fundació Privada Victoria de los Ángeles. Recent operatic engagements include Liù at Dutch National Opera, a Wood Nymph in Rusalka at La Scala, Mimì in La Bohème at the Ravenna Festival, and Zemfira in Rachmaninoff's Aleko at the Armenian National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. On the concert stage, she has performed Verdi's Requiem with the Ravenna Festival, Bach's Magnificat with the National Chamber Orchestra of Armenia and Yerevan State Chamber Orchestra, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Armenian Philharmonic Orchestra, and a concert dedicated to the Independence of the Republic of Armenia, which was held in Yerevan's Republic Square. In 2022, she was named the grand prize winner of the International Stanisław Moniuszko Vocal Competition, where she also received the Katowice City of Gardens-Krystyna Bochenek Cultural Institution Prize and Marcella Sembrich-Kochańska Prize. Later that year, she was named the winner of the Operalia World Opera Competition and received the audience choice award. She holds a master's degree from Yerevan State Conservatory and is an alumna of their Young Artist Opera Program.