Leah Crocetto Soprano
About Leah CrocettoLeah Crocetto made her NCO debut in 2012 as Leonora in Verdi’s ll trovatore. This season, she returns to sing her first performance of the title role in Bellini’s Norma.
Ms. Crocetto is a frequent guest of the San Francisco Opera, where she has sung the title roles in Aida and Luisa Miller (opposite tenor Michael Fabiano), Mimì in La bohème and Liù in Turandot, the role in which she made her 2015 Metropolitan Opera debut.
She has also sung Aida with Seattle Opera and Washington National Opera, Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Anna in Rossini’s Maometto II at Santa Fe Opera, Female Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia at Houston Grand Opera, Madame Lidoine in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites at Washington National Opera, Élisabeth de Valois in Verdi’s Don Carlo at Washington National Opera and Opera Philadelphia, and two Puccini roles (Mimì and the title role in Tosca) at Pittsburgh Opera conducted by Antony Walker, the company’s Music Director, who is conducting NCO's concert performance of Norma.
Leah Crocetto made her European debut as the Leonora with Opéra National de Bordeaux and has returned there to sing the title role in Semiramide and Desdemona in Verdi’s Otello. She is a favorite at Opera Frankfurt, where she has sung Alice Ford in Verdi’s Falstaff and Leonora.
Later this season, she appears in recital at Carnegie Hall, as Leonora at Seattle Opera and a soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the LA Philharmonic.