Kristin Genis-Lund, lyric coloratura soprano has performed extensively as a soloist throughout the San Francisco Bay Area in opera, oratorio, musical theatre and recitals. Critics have described her instrument as 'a sublime operatic voice' and 'soaring to beautiful heights of lyricism'. Genis-Lund's role of Maria in Bernstein's West Side Story was hailed as 'a perfect Maria, in both looks and voice'. Her rendition of the soprano solo in the Brahm's Requiem was described as the 'best interpretation of the text, radiating solice from the eternal mother.'
Concert appearances include Mozart's Vesperae Solennes de Confessor, Brahm's German Requiem and Bruckner's Te Deum, to name a few. Additionally, Ms. Genis-Lund sang a recording and live performance of Dr. Ron Kean’s The American Hymn Mass with The Choral Project and Webber’s Pie Jesu from The Requiem with the Silicon Valley Gay Men’s Chorus. Ms. Genis-Lund has been active with Opera San Jose, West Bay Opera, in addition to other Bay Area companies. Roles include Susanna in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Oscar in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera, Zerlina in Mozart's Don Giovanni, Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen and the title role in Massenet's Manon. Ms. Genis-Lund studies with Pamela Fry in Palo Alto and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.