Performances by mezzo-soprano Leandra Ramm have been described as “beautiful and quite moving” (Nordstjernan Newspaper), with appearances at venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The United Nations, and Symphony Space. Ms. Ramm recently performed the title role for San Francisco Opera Guild’s tour of LA CENERENTOLA, and was an alto soloist with the San Francisco Symphony in CHICHESTER PSALMS conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas and Bach’s MAGNIFICAT conducted by Ragnar Bohlin. She was recently a soloist in Ayers’ MESSYAH with the University of California Alumni Chorus at Cal Performances. Ms. Ramm recently reprised the role of Mama in LUCINDA Y LAS FLORES DE LA NORCHEBUENA at The Atrium Theater in the Wilsey Center for Opera with the San Francisco Opera Guild, a role she also performed in 2017. Upcoming engagements include solo quartet in LITTLE WOMEN with Island City Opera, Meg Page in FALSTAFF with West Bay Opera, Serafina/Spirit Woman in LA LLORONA with Opera Cultura, and featured mezzo-soprano soloist in Miriam’s Song of Triumph (Schubert) and Drei geistliche Lieder (Mendelssohn) with San Francisco City Chorus.
As an artist who is deeply dedicated to each role she portrays, Bachtrach.com stated her “clear soprano and exaggerated strut were perfect for the rooster” as Rooster/Blue Jay (THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN) with West Edge Opera. Some of Ms. Ramm’s favorite experiences include performances as Soul (ORDO VIRTUTUM) with San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Cherubino (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) with Opera San Jose, Leila (IOLANTHE) at The Buxton Opera House (UK) at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival, and Dorabella (COSÌ FAN TUTTE) with the Martina Arroyo Foundation.
A versatile singer and actress, Ms. Ramm’s musical theatre credits include her one-woman show entitled ONE NIGHT WITH YOU, which performed Off-Broadway at Theatre Row and four consecutive contracts as a lead vocalist with CELEBRITY CRUISES, sailing throughout the world. Other favorite musical theatre roles include Tanya in MAMMA MIA! at Woodminster Summer Musicals, Estelle in THE FULL MONTY with The Media Theatre, Hester Prynne in A FOR ADULTERY at The Little Times Square Theatre and Sarah in DARWIN IN MALIBU with Indra’s Net Theatre. This season, she portrayed the legendary Judy Garland in THE BOY FROM OZ with Theatre Rhinoceros to rave reviews. As a recording artist, Leandra has released numerous singles and two full albums spanning genres from classical to pop. She can also be heard on the cast albums of THE FOURTH MESSENGER and MARIO AND THE MAGICIAN, under the Albany Records label and TIMELESS by Cappella SF under Delos Productions.
Ms. Ramm trained at the Manhattan School of Music, and completed apprenticeships and outreach tours with Arizona Opera, Toledo Opera, Opera Carolina, Des Moines Metro Opera, Sarasota Opera and New Jersey Opera.