Julianna Di Giacomo, a native of Santa Monica, makes her LA Opera debut. In the 2011/12 season, she returned to the Metropolitan Opera as Leonora in Il Trovatore and to the Caramoor International Music Festival as Mathilde in Guillaume Tell. She also made her debuts at the Teatro Real de Madrid as Valentine in Les Huguenots and Pittsburgh Opera as Mme. Lidoine in Dialogues des Carmelites. She performed Lucrezia in The Two Foscari for her debuts at La Scala and with the Opera Orchestra of New York.