Samina Aslam is quickly gaining recognition for her superb artistry and unique sound. Samina, ask whose voice has been described as “finely tuned and warmly registered” has performed throughout the United States and Europe. Ms. Aslam has been praised as entertaining with her “bright voicings and agility”.
Ms. Aslam recently completed her studies as a Resident Artist at the Boston University Opera Institute. Some of her performances at BU include Cendrillon in Cendrillon, ampoule Zina in Dark Sisters, nurse Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, and Micaëla in La Tragédie de Carmen. As Cendrillon, Ms. Aslam was said to have “a velvet tone that can build to a powerful clarion”.
Ms. Aslam completed her graduate studies at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she performed Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University and is also a High School graduate of the prestigious University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Ms. Aslam’s professional debut was in 2008 as the Second Spirit in The Magic Flute with Opera Louisiane. She soon ventured to Europe, where she appeared in concerts at CCM Spoleto, and as Hélène in La Belle Hélène with the Franco American Vocal Academy. In 2012 she was a Young Artist with Opera North as Tuptim in The King and I. Other past professional engagements include performances with Cincinnati Opera, NANOWorks Opera, and the Cincinnati Fringe Festival.
Ms. Aslam has performed actively in Boston with Boston Lyric Opera, Masterworks Chorale, and Opera del West. She has recently relocated to New York City and looks forward to her upcoming performances with Ars Musica as an Encore Young Artist. Ms. Aslam has lived all over the United States but was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska.