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With appearances in top international opera houses, soprano Julianna Di Giacomo has earned the reputation as one of the exciting young lyrica-spinto sopranos on the classical music scene today.

This season Ms. Di Giacomo's many engagements include Desdemona in Otello with Gustavo Dudamel at the Metropolitan Opera and John Cage's Europeras I & II with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a production directed by Yuval Sharon.  

Ms. Di Giacomo made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Clotilde in Norma and was subsequently re-engaged for Lina in Stiffelio and Leonora in Il trovatore. Other recent North American engagements have included her role debut as the title role in Tosca in a performance at the Hollywood Bowl with Mo. Dudamel, Amelia at the San Francisco Opera, both Nedda in Pagliacci and the Verdi Requiem with Mo. Dudamel at the Hollywood Bowl, special performances of Mahler's Symphony No. 8 with Mo. Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in both Los Angeles and Caracas and broadcast live to movie theaters in North and South America;  Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and excerpts from Don Giovanni with the New York Philharmonic, Margherita/Elena in Mefistofele with the Collegiate Chorale at Carnegie Hall, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Los Angeles Opera, Il trovatore and Mathilde in Guillaume Tell at the Caramoor International Music Festival.  She also appeared at Lincoln Center as a feature soloist in its Puccini 150th Birthday Celebration gala concert, and has made multiple appearances at Cincinnati May Festival with James Conlon.

Ms. Di Giacomo made her South American debut at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago as Il trovatore.

In Europe, Ms Di Giacomo made her debut at the Teatro alla Scala as Lucrezia in I due Foscari. Other European engagements have included Maddalena in Andrea Chénier at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Leonora in Il trovatore at Ópera de Oviedo, the title role in Norma and Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Lina in Stifellio at Teatro La Fenice, Desdemona at the Petruzelli e Teatri di Bari, Teatro de la Maestranza and Teatro Massimo;  Elisabetta in Don Carlo at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino;  Valentine in Les Huguenot,  Elena in I Vespri Siciliani, and the title role in Suor Angelica at the Teatro Real de Madrid; Il trovatore at the Bayerische Staatsopera, Les Roys d'Ys at the Opéra National Montpellier, Il trovatore at Teatre Principal de Mao in Minorca, and performances of Il trovatore, Otello, and Un Ballo in Maschera with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic. In concert she has sung Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with Mo. Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic, and the Verdi Requiem with the Deutches Symphonie-Orchester in Berlin, l'Orchestre National de France at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées with Daniele Gatti, the Teatro Comunale di Firenze with Zubin Mehta, and at the Teatro Massimo. 

A native of Santa Monica, CA, Ms. Di Giacomo is a graduate of the San Francisco Opera's prestigious Merola Program and the Santa Fe Opera's Apprentice Program.  

Last updated December 2018. Contact Opus 3 Artists for the most up-to-date version.