2016–17 Season: Title role of Aida
2017–18 Season: Liù in Turandot
Soprano Leah Crocetto most recently appeared with the Company in the title roles of Aida and Luisa Miller, Mimì in La Bohème, and Liù in Turandot. Last season, she made her New York City recital debut at Pace University with pianist Martin Katz and performed a solo recital under the auspices of Washington National Opera with pianist Mark Markham at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow and Merola Opera Program alumna’s other engagements in the 2015–16 season included Liù at the Metropolitan Opera, the title role of Semiramide with Opera National de Bordeaux, Anna in Maometto II with the Canadian Opera Company, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with Santa Fe Opera. She continues to make noteworthy appearances in 2016–17: her role debut as Eleonora in the U.S. debut of Donizetti’s L’Assedio di Calais with the Glimmerglass Festival, Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall, and a solo recital in her hometown of Adrian, Michigan.