New York City-based mezzo-soprano Christine Duncan is gaining recognition for her vocal power and clarity as well as commanding stage presence. 2014-15 local engagements include Stéphano in Roméo et Juliette with West Side Opera Society and Prince Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus with New York Lyric Opera Theater. Christine recently made her mainstage debut as Flora in La Traviata opposite Metropolitan Opera soprano Angela Meade at Astoria Music Festival. Other recent roles include Dorabella with Astoria Music Festival, Der Komponist and Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos with the Land of Enchantment Opera, and Lel in the US premiere of Rimsky-Korsakov's Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden) with the Lowell House Opera, where she was praised by Arts Fuse Boston for her vocal warmth and dexterity. She holds an M.M. in Vocal Performance from the Longy School of Music and a B.A. in Music from Connecticut College. Christine is a student of Allan Glassman.