Armenian born soprano Liana Aleksanyan started her musical career at the age of 9 with piano lessons at the Mirzoyan Music School. With 16 she became a voice student at the S. Danielyan Academy, where she also appeared in minor roles as a member of the opera studio.
In 2000, Ms. Aleksanyan took up her voice studies at the Komitas Conservatory in Yerevan in the class of Sergey Danielyan, completing her degree with distinction in 2005. Additionally, she participated in master classes given by Dante Mazzola at La Scala, Milan. During her years of study, she made her debut of La Traviata at the Armenian National Theatre in Yerevan.
Also appearing in a few International competitions she was awarded 3rd prize in the “Concours International de Chant” in Toulouse, was a finalist in the “Competizione dell’opera” in Dresden and the Hans Gabor Belvedere competition, after which she got invited by several Opera Houses in Europe.
Ms. Aleksanyan made her first stage experiences in Europe as Fiordiligi (COSI FAN TUTTE) at the Opera de Bauge Festival/France. That same year she made her debuts in the title role of MANON LESCAUT at the Oslo National Opera House and the Linz Theatre, and as Contessa (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) at the Vienna Volksoper. During the 2006/2007 season she made her debut with the Staatstheater Braunschweig as Violetta (LA TRAVIATA), later successfully returning as Gilda (RIGOLETTO), Mimì (LA BOHEME), Desdemona (Otello), Luisa (Luisa Miller), Amelia (Simon Boccanegra), Tatjana (Eugene Onegin), Amelia (Ernani) etc.
In 2010/2011 Liana Aleksanyan was invited to join the ensemble of the Aalto Theater Essen, where she worked together with Maestro Stefan Soltesz on a varied repertoire ranging from Verdi to Puccini, Donizetti and Mozart etc. Her roles in Essen included Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro), Amalia (I Masnadieri), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Antonia (Tales of Hoffmann), Violetta Valéry (La Traviata).
Ms. Aleksanyan made her debut at the Hamburg State opera house in 2009, singing Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Gilda (Rigoletto). Later on in Hamburg Ms. Aleksanyan also performed Violetta Valéry (La Traviata), Micaela (Carmen) and Blanche (Dialogues des Carmélites) under the direction of Mrs. Simone Young.
In 2016 Liana Aleksanyan made her debut singing with great success her first Madama Butterfly at Oper Köln. Later on she was invited to sing in another wonderful production of Madama Butterfly directed by Maestro Hugo de Ana in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Following this, she also sang opposite Maestro Daniel Oren in a Gala concert at the Shanghai Grand Theatre.
In 2016/17 Liana made her debut during the inauguration performances of the Teatro alla Scala season in Milan stepping in as Madama Butterfly under the direction of Maestro Riccardo Chailly. In 2017 she furthermore sang Aida at the Sferisterio Opera Festival in Macerata and a new production of Madama Butterfly at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, as well as at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf.