American Mezzo-soprano Irene Roberts continues to enjoy international acclaim as a singer of exceptional versatility and vocal suppleness. A resident artist with the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Roberts' many roles this season include the title in Carmen, Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust, Nicklausse in Les Contes d'Hoffmann, Fenena in Nabucco, and Dulcinée in Don Quichotte.  She recently made her debut at the Dutch National Opera as Nicklausse, and this summer will make her debut at the Macerata Opera Festival as the title role in Carmen. 

Roberts has a close relationship with the San Francisco Opera where she made her debut in Les Contes d'Hoffmann in 2013. She has since returned as the title role in Calixto Bieto's US debut production of Carmen, and in the world premiere of Bright Sheng's Dream of the Red Chamber. Recent engagements have included Le nozze di Figaro and Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera, Don GiovanniMadama Butterfly, Les Contes d'Hoffmann, and Ariadne auf Naxos at Palm Beach Opera, L'Italiana in Algeri with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Marschner's Der Vampyr at New Orleans Opera, Il barbiere di Siviglia with Atlanta Opera, and Gounod's Faust with Lyric Opera Baltimore. 

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