Sasha Lazard uses her training as an opera singer in an eclectic pop style that combines dance music, Russian folk, and classical vocal music. She was selected to perform the theme song to the 1997 animated film classic Princess Mononoke before making her full-length recording debut with 2001's The Myth of Red, which landed her on the classical and dance charts. By 2014's Lumiere, she had settled into an ethereal adult-alternative sound that still crossed genres.
Born in New York City and raised mostly in Paris, Lazard got involved in the classical music scene soon after graduating from Bennington College and enrolling at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She had worked as an opera singer in San Francisco and New York by the time producer Anthony Vanger enlisted her to sing on an ambitious project that combined opera arias, ... Read Full Biography