Lyric soprano Alisa Thomason will make her Carnegie Hall debut this season singing John Rutter's Requiem. Her recent appearances include Adina in L’Elisir d’Amore with Opera Las Vegas and Messiah with Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. Her career credits include Opera: Isabelle/Madeline in The Face on the Barroom Floor, the title roles in Suor Angelica and L’incoronazione di Poppea, Gretel (Hänsel & Gretel), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), and Rose (Street Scene); Oratorio: Tan Dun’s Water Passion After St. Matthew, Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Regina Coeli, Dvořak Requiem, Haydn Lord Nelson Mass, Rutter Mass of the Children, Mozart Requiem, Beethoven Symphony No. 9, and Valeri Kikta La Luce delle Tacite Stelle; and Concert Work: Schönberg 2nd String Quartet, Yehudi Wyner On This Most Voluptuous Night, Milton Babbit Phonemena, and premiers of several new works by living composers. She was a 2007 finalist in the Rocky Mountain Region of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and received music performance degrees from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Her training also extends across the country and abroad, with scholarships to young artist programs in the Berkshires and Italy. Alisa is fluent in Italian and enjoys yoga, running, and the outdoors.