Talise Trevigne makes her San Francisco Opera debut in a role she created at the Dallas Opera in 2010. She garnered Britain's Royal Philharmonic Society Music Award for her portrayal of Violetta in Graham Vick's La Traviata with Birmingham Opera and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Other recent engagements include Gilda (Rigoletto) with Tulsa Opera; the title role of Manon with Knoxville Opera; Micaëla (Carmen) with San Diego Opera; creating the role of The Beloved in Liza Lim’s The Navigator at the Brisbane Festival, which she later performed in Moscow and Paris; and originating the title role of Judith Weir’s film Armida. On the concert stage she has appeared with Dance Theater of Harlem, the Lincoln Center Festival, the Dallas Symphony, and at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, the Kennedy Center, and New York’s Schumann Festival. Trevigne made her operatic début under the direction of Maestro Julius Rudel in La Traviata and Don Giovanni in Aspen. She has also performed principal roles in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Les Malheurs D'Orphée, Nerea in Handel's Deidamia, Norina in Don Pasquale, Constance in Les Dialogues des Carmélites, Miranda in The Tempest, and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier.