Isabel Bayrakdarian is a world-renowned Armenian-Canadian soprano. Her first recording, titled “Joyous Light”, was released in March 2002 and rose to No. 1 in the Canadian classical charts. Soon afterwards, her vocals were featured in Atom Egoyan’s film Ararat, and in the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Isabel's second CD, titled “Azulao” (Bluebird), won the prize of “Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance” at the Juno Awards, Canada’s most prestigious music awards.