Career highlights have included the title role in CARMEN with Mission City Opera and Opera San Jose; Siébel in FAUST and Tisbe in LA CENERENTOLA with Opera Idaho; Preziosilla in LA FORZA DEL DESTINO with West Bay Opera; Elizabeth Proctor in THE CRUCIBLE, Santuzza in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, Ulrica in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Suzuki in MADAMA BUTTERFLY, Azucena in IL TROVATORE, Mary in DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER, Dorabella in COSÌ FAN TUTTE, Rosina in BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Stéphano inROMÉO
"As Rosina, mezzo-soprano Michele Detwiler's singing was lovely: ivory high notes, sturdy bottom ones and real control of florid coloratura passages."
--San Jose Mercury News
ET JULIETTE, Zerlina in DON GIOVANNI, Cherubino in LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Prince Orlofsky in DIE FLEDERMAUS, Flora in LA TRAVIATA, and the title role in LA CENERENTOLA with Opera San Jose; Third Lady in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with Apollo Sierra Opera and Opera San Jose; Echo in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with San Francisco Lyric Opera; and both Shining One and Madame By-Ends in the West Coast premiere of Vaughan Williams's THE PILGRIM'S PROGRESS with Trinity Lyric Opera. Concert highlights have included MESSIAH with the Auburn Symphony and the Boise Philharmonic; the MOZART REQUIEM with Symphony Silicon Valley; Bernstein's SUITE FROM CANDIDE and Einhorn's VOICES OF LIGHT with the Boise Philharmonic; Mahler's LIEDER EINES FAHRENDEN GESELLEN with the Sacramento State Symphony; and Saint-Saëns's CHRISTMAS ORATORIO with the Jackson Community Symphony.
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