All About Leandra!
LEANDRA RAMM is a classically trained mezzo-soprano whose singing has been described as “beautiful and quite moving” (Nordstjernan Newspaper), “clear” and “perfect” (bachtrack.com). Equally at home in opera, oratorio, and musical theatre, Leandra has performed at numerous concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The United Nations, and Steinway Hall. Leandra is a professional member of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, performing numerous times each season at Davies Symphony Hall, and is currently touring schools in the Bay Area performing the lead role in La Cenerentola with the San Francisco Opera Guild. She also currently sings with Volti, Cappella SF, and American Bach Soloists.
Her favorite previous roles performed include Ordo Virtutum (Soul) with San Francisco Renaissance Voices, Mamma Mia! (Tanya) with Woodminster Summer Musicals, The Cunning Little Vixen (Rooster/Blue Jay) with West Edge Opera, The Full Monty (Estelle) at The Media Theatre, Iolanthe (Leila) at The Buxton Opera House with the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival (UK), A for Adultery (Hester Prynne) with Little Times Square Theatre, Man of la Mancha (Antonia) with Diablo Theater Company, Hell’s Kitchen The Musical (Annie) at The Hudson Guild Theatre in New York City, Darwin in Malibu (Sarah) with Indra’s Net Theatre, Some People Hear Thunder (Anoush) with Smoger Productions performed at the Fort Mason Center in San Francisco and her one woman show entitled One Night With You, which performed Off-Broadway at Theatre Row. In addition to her performances on land, Leandra has completed four contracts as a lead vocalist with Celebrity Cruises, sailing throughout the world.
Leandra debuted at the age of 14 as a soloist in Kurt Weill’s The Eternal Road with the American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein and performed at Avery Fisher Hall. Leandra received her training at the Manhattan School of Music, and completed apprentiship programs with Arizona Opera, Toledo Opera, Opera Carolina, Des Moines Metro Opera, Sarasota Opera and New Jersey Opera.
Leandra has appeared and sung on television programs around the globe. Such programs include: CNN’s ANDERSON COOPER 360, THE VIEW, GOOD MORNING AMERICA, 60 MINUTES, 60 MINUTES AUSTRALIA and the BBC as well as appearing on radio broadcasts and magazines in Ireland, the USA, and England. Leandra has been featured in newspaper articles from the LA TIMES to THE LONDON MIRROR, to the NY TIMES to newspapers in BEIJING, CHINA. Celebrities such as Barbara Walters, Anderson Cooper, Star Jones, Morley Safer and Robin Roberts have interviewed Leandra. As a recording artist, Leandra has released many singles and two full albums: Invitation to a Voyage and One Night With You. She also is on the cast albums of The Fourth Messenger and Mario and the Magician (under Albany Records).