American soprano Mary Mills made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1994 as Zdenka in Richard Strauss’s Arabella, a role that she has also sung at San Francisco Opera. Mills returned to the Met to sing the role of Mimì in Puccini’s Bohème and Micaëla in Bizet’s Carmen. Other North American roles include Micaëla and the title role of Janácek’s Cunning Little Vixen at the Washington Opera, Poppea in Monteverdi’s Incoronazione di Poppea, in Mozart’s Zauberflöte, and Susanna in Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro for Florida Grand Opera, and Musetta in La Bohème at Dallas Opera. Mills has received “Artist of the Year” awards from Washington Opera, Dallas Opera, and Florida Grand Opera. Her recent roles in Europe include Mimì at Berlin Staatsoper and Grand Théâtre Genève, Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo and the Infanta in Zemlinsky’s Zwerg for the Paris Opera/Garnier, the title role in Janacek’s Katya Kabanova at Stadttheater St Gallen, and Jitka in Smetana’s Dalibor at KlangBogen Wien. Mills made her Seattle Opera debut as Susanna in the 1997 production of Nozze di Figaro.