Hailed for possessing a voice of extraordinary beauty, a seamless legato and great dramatic depth, young American soprano Karen Slack was most recently heard in the title role of Tosca and as Leonora in Il trovatore with Arizona Opera; Mahler Symphony No. 2 with The Latvian National Symphony; Beethoven Symphony No. 9 with Alabama Symphony; and as Aida with West Bay Opera. Other recent engagements include the role of Violetta in La traviata with both Sacramento Opera and West Bay Opera; Serena in Porgy and Bess with both Washington National Opera and San Francisco Opera, Verdi Requiem with Madison Symphony and Sacramento Choral Society, Mimi in La bohème with the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, and the role of Cilla in Richard Danielpour’s American opera Margaret Garner with Michigan Opera Theater. Slack had a featured role in Tyler Perry’s 2010 movie and soundtrack “For Colored Girls” as the Opera Diva.