Michele Capalbo made her New City Opera debut as Tosca, a role that she sings for her debut at Seattle Opera. A frequent role for this Canadian soprano is Verdi’s Aida, which she has sung in Italy, France, Chile, Mexico, and United States. Other recent Verdi roles include Leonora in La forza del destino at the Festival delle Terre Verdiane for her Italian debut and Teatro Municipal di Piacenza, Leonora in Il trovatore at Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile and Teatro Real Madrid, Amelia in Un ballo in maschera and Desdemona in Otello at Opera de Québec, Violetta in La traviata at Austin Lyric Opera, and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth at Dayton Opera. Capalbo has appeared as Tosca at Deutche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf and New Orleans Opera, Cio-Cio-San in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at Houston Grand Opera’s Miller Outdoor Theatre, and Manon Lescaut at Teatro Reggio di Parma. Recent concert performances include Ginevra in Giordano’s La Cena delle Beffe at Lincoln Center, Poulenc’s Stabat Mater at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, and Verdi’s Requiem with Connecticut Grand Opera.