Soprano Erica Petrocelli joined LA Opera's young artist program in 2018, making her company debut in the leading role of Mrs. Naidoo in Satyagraha.
She also appeared as Musetta in La Boheme in 2019. Her additional company appearances include Annina in La Traviata (2019), the First Lady in The Magic Flute (2019) and Thetis and Eurydice in Stefano Landi's The Death of Orpheus (2020). On February 14, 2020, she performed the title role in Eurydice by Matthew Aucoin and Sarah Ruhl.
In the summer of 2020, she will perform Micaëla in Carmen with Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. In the 2020/21 season, she will join the International Opera Studio at the Zürich Opera House.
In 2019, she performed Pamina in The Magic Flute with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra and she performed songs by Korngold and Schreker in concert at the Bard Music Festival.
In 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 during 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.