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Stephanie Lauricella makes her San Francisco Opera debut as Stephano in Roméo et Juliette in the 2019/20 season. She also returns to the role of Dorabella in Così fan tutte with Staatoper Hamburg, Paris Opera, and Vlaamse Opera, sings Idamante in Idomeneo with Israeli Opera. Last season, she sang Dorabella in her Staatsoper Hamburg and Oper Stuttgart debuts, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia with Oper Stuttgart and Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hansel in Hänsel und Gretel with the Bochumer Symphoniker and performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Atlanta Symphony. Other recent performances include her Opéra national de Paris debut as Dorabella, which she also sang in a return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Rosina with Arizona Opera, her Glyndebourne Opera debut as Annina in Der Rosenkavalier, her Asian debut as Rosina with Opera Hong Kong, the title role in La cenerentola with El Paso Opera and Stephano in Roméo et Juliette with Madison Opera. She also recently returned to the Grand Théâtre de Genève as Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, made her debut with Seattle Opera as Isolier in Le comte Ory. She also reprised Suzy in La rondine with the Bayerische Rundfunkorchester in a performance that will be recorded for commercial release. As a previous member of the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, her roles included Rosina, Hänsel, Siébel in Faust, Smeraldina in L’amour des trois oranges, and Mercédès in Carmen. Other recent engagements for Ms. Lauricella include Hänsel with Minnesota Opera, the Komponist in Ariadne auf Naxos with Virginia Opera and Isolier with Des Moines Metro Opera. Previously at the Grand Théâtre de Genève she sang Wellgunde in Das Rheingold and Götterdämmerung, Siegrune in Die Walküre, the Second Wood Sprite in Rusalka, and the title role in César Cui’s Le chat botté. Ms. Lauricella is a previous Resident Artist of Pittsburgh Opera, where she sang a number of leading roles. She has sung Angelina in La cenerentola with Opera San Jose, Rosina with New Jersey State Opera, Hänsel, Lola in Cavalleria rusticana with Sarasota Opera. Her concert engagements include Boulanger’s Psalm 130: Du fond de l’abime, Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 and Missa Solemnis. She is a former Young Artist of Santa Fe Opera.
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