RESUME

ROLES PERFORMED

Soprano Swing

Micaëla

Donna Elvira

Mimì

Cio-Cio San

Cio-Cio San

Micaëla

Nedda

Micaëla

Mimì

 

Violetta

Floria Tosca

Cio-Cio San

The Mother

 

Giunone

Micaëla

La Contessa

Mimì

Fiordiligi

Donna Elvira

Cio-Cio San

Cio-Cio San

Susanna**/ Una Donna

Bergère/ The White Cat

La Contessa

Gilda

Suor Angelica**

Gretel                     

Donna Elvira

Suor Angelica

Stonewall (World Premiere)

Carmen

Don Giovanni

La bohème

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Carmen

Pagliacci

Carmen

La bohème

 

La traviata

Tosca

Madama Butterfly

James Darrah’s Staging of

L’allegro, il penseroso, ed il moderato

La Calisto

Carmen

Le nozze di Figaro

La bohème

Così fan tutte

Don Giovanni

Madama Butterfly

Madama Butterfly

Le nozze di Figaro

L’enfant et les sortilèges

Le nozze di Figaro

Rigoletto

Suor Angelica

Hansel and Gretel

Don Giovanni

Suor Angelica

 

 

 

 

* denotes future engagement;  ** denotes cover

New York City Opera

New York City Opera in Bryant Park

Pacific Opera Project

Pacific Opera Project

Marina del Rey Summer Symphony

Redlands Bowl

New York City Opera in Bryant Park

Marina del Rey Summer Symphony

New York City Opera Renaissance

Orange County Symphony with Pacific Opera Project

Heartland Opera Theatre

Pacific Opera Project

High Desert Opera

University of California, Los Angeles

(Guest Artist)

Pacific Opera Project

Southern Illinois Music Festival

Pacific Opera Project

Pacific Opera Project

Pacific Opera Project

Pacific Opera Project

Montana Lyric Opera

Nevada Opera Theatre

Crested Butte Music Festival

Crested Butte Music Festival

Center Stage Opera

Center Stage Opera

Cal State University Northridge

Red Rock Opera

Operafestival di Roma

Opera in the Ozarks

  2019

2018

2018

2017

2016

2016

2016

2015

2015

2014

 

2014

2014

2014

2014

 

2014

2013

2013

2012

2012

2011

2010

2010

2009

2009

2009

2008

2007

2007

2007
2006

  

OUTREACH, CONCERT, AND RECITAL

Musetta

Countess/Rosita

Soloist

Pam

The Soprano

The Soprano

Soloist

The Soprano

Mimì

 

 

La bohème

The Marriage of Figueroa

Salon Recital

The Magic Dream

German Opera Tales

Sing Out Loud

Songs of a Wayfarer (Schoenberg Arr.)

Puccini Opera Tales

La bohème, Act I

 

 

New York City Opera Renaissance

L.A. Opera Outreach

The Opera Associates, Los Angeles

L.A. Opera Outreach

L.A. Opera for Ring Festival L.A.

L.A. Opera at Ford Amphitheatre

YMF Debut Orchestra at LACMA

L.A. Opera Outreach

Valley Symphony Orchestra

 

AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS

2nd Place Winner

Career Development Grant

Encouragement Award

Top Scholarship Prize

 

Long Beach Mozart Festival Competition

The Opera Buffs

Metropolitan Opera National Council Los Angeles District

Young Musicians Foundation and The Swerdlow Family Trust

2015

2015

2014

2012

2011, 2010

2010

2009

2009, 2008

2008

 

2013

2009, 2012

2009

2007, 2008

 

TEACHERS

Joann Zajac (current), Monica Benvenuti, David Romano

COACHES

Steven Crawford, Rakefet Hak, Gregory Buchalter, Brent McMunn, Laurent Philippe, Frank Fetta, Roger Cantrell

DIRECTORS

Leonard Foglia, James Darrah, Michael Capasso, Josh Shaw, Carol Werner-Feiertag, Eli Villanueva, Sarah Meyers

CONDUCTORS

Carolyn Kuan, Ryan Murray, Stephen Stubbs, Frank Fetta, Stephen Karr, David Syrus, Nicholas Gilmore, David Aks

2010 - present

2010 - present

© 2019 by Daria Somers