Mezzo-soprano Adriana Zabala created the title role in the world premiere of Sister Carrie, as well as roles in the premieres of Doubt (which was recently broadcast on PBS’s Great Performances), Dinner at Eight, and The Manchurian Candidate, Volpone, and Steal a Pencil for Me. She recently debuted with San Diego Opera Florencia en el Amazonas, returned to Madison Opera for the same piece, performed in the new opera Fellow Travelers, reprised her signature role of Cherubino, and made her debut with the Berkshire Opera Festival as the Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos. Ms. Zabala has been a soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the New Jersey, Jerusalem, Virginia, and Jacksonville Symphonies, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and has appeared in recital at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Wolf Trap, with the Source Song Festival, The New York Festival of Song, and the Salzburg Chamber Music Series, among many other organizations and venues. Recent and forthcoming recordings include Sister Carrie, Durey Rediscovered, Le Dernier Sorcier, and previously unrecorded song cycles of Dominick Argento. She is an alumna of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, and is a proud member of the voice faculty at the University of Minnesota. Forthcoming appearances include On Site Opera in New York City, the world premiere of The Miraculous Adventures of Edward Tulane with Minnesota Opera, and Fellow Travelers with Madison Opera.