Soprano Erica Petrocelli joined LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn Stein Young Artist Program in 2018, making her company debut in the leading role of Mrs. Naidoo in Satyagraha.
Her upcoming Los Angeles appearances include Musetta in La Boheme, as well as Annina in La Traviata and the First Lady in The Magic Flute. For the summer of 2018, she was an Apprentice Singer with the Santa Fe Opera, covering the roles of Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos and the Cousin in Madama Butterfly. Professional engagements of the 2017/18 season included the Holy Virgin in Honegger's Jeanne d'Arc au Bucher, as well as Agnes Sorel in Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans, both with Odyssey Opera under the baton of Gil Rose. She was also a national semifinalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She earned her artist diploma from New England Conservatory in 2018. During her studies, she performed Lia in Debussy's L'enfant prodigue, the title role of Cendrillon and the title role of The Cunning Little Vixen.