Daria Somers was most recently featured as Donna Elvira in Pacific Opera Project's Don Giovanni. Last year, she performed the title role in Madama Butterfly to great acclaim at Montana Lyric Opera and Nevada Opera Theatre. Other past roles include The Countess, Suor Angelica, Gilda, Gretel, and Susanna. Concert engagements have included Songs of a Wayfarer with the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra and Mimi in Act I of La Boheme with the Valley Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Somers has received an encouragement award from the Metropolitan Opera National Council’s Los Angeles District Auditions, a career advancement grant from The Opera Buffs, and the Young Musicians Foundation’s Swerdlow Family Scholarship in both 2007 and 2008.