Praised for her effortless high notes, warm tone and charming stage presence, soprano Ivy Zhou (Tisbe) performs with opera companies across the country and is active in Seattle as a church musician and voice instructor. Most recently, Ms. Zhou was seen as Adina in Opera Unbound’s The Elixir of Love (Sept. 2022). In spring of 2022, she made her debut with Nashville Opera singing Countess Ceprano and the Page and covering Gilda in Rigoletto Noir as a Mary Ragland Emerging Artist. In 2021, she made a tour-de-force role debut as Queen of the Night at Pacific Lutheran University, later reprising the role at Duke Opera Theatre. She also made a splashy company debut with Opera Columbus in 2021 as Musetta in La Bohème. Upcoming engagements include: an Opera Bend debut in November as Fraulein Silberklang in The Impresario, returning to Nashville Opera in the role of Ming in Byron Au Yong’s “comic-rap-scrap-metal-opera” Stuck Elevator, and Mrs. Lee in Tacoma Opera’s world premiere production, Tacoma Method. Aside from singing, Ms. Zhou enjoys antique jewelry, fine art, cats, and good food.