Nicole Cabell, the 2005 winner of the BBC Singer of the World Competition in Cardiff and a Decca recording artist, made her San Francisco Opera debut as Giulietta in 2012’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi. Her solo debut album, Soprano, was named “Editor’s Choice” by Gramophone and has earned several prestigious awards, including the 2007 Georg Solti Orphée d’Or from the French Académie du Disque Lyrique and an Echo Klassik Award in Germany. Recent engagements include Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore) at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu and Tokyo’s New National Theater; Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Cincinnati Opera and in Tokyo; Violetta with Michigan Opera Theatre; Medora (Il Corsaro) with Washington Concert Opera; Giulietta with Lyric Opera of Kansas City; Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) with Montreal Opera; Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) with Lyric Opera of Chicago; Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) with Palm Beach Opera, and Leïla (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) at the Santa Fe Opera. Other career highlights include Micaëla (Carmen) at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Deutsche Oper Berlin; Leïla with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Lyric Opera of Chicago; Donna Elvira with Oper Köln and the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Musetta (La Bohème) at the Met, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Covent Garden, Washington National Opera, the Santa Fe Opera, and in Buenos Aires; Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore) and Countess Almaviva at the Lyric Opera of Chicago; and Pamina and Adina at the Met. Cabell’s upcoming engagements include roles at Paris Opera and Cincinnati Opera.