Soprano, Lara Secord-Haid is native to Winnipeg Canada. This Fall she is enjoying varied projects, singing Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) with Manhattan Opera Studio, Manon (Manon) with New York Lyric Opera and a recital of the music of Fauré.
Lara's recent projects while studying at Juilliard included the premier of Ritual (Alessandro Iglesias Rossi) with The New Juilliard Ensemble, performing Canciones Amatorias by Granados, Songs of Rimsky-Korsakov, “Aria” by John Cage in the New York Focus Festival and the role of Giulia in Rossini’s La Scala di Seta. She enjoyed her Banff Center Debut in 2012 singing the role of Donna Evira in Don Giovanni and performing works of John Cage in concert.
Lara loves to work on both contemporary and classical music and strives to include new music in her repertoire.
In 2011 Lara was a fellow at the International Meistersinger Academy in Neumarkt, Germany.