Lyric soprano Alisa Peterson made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2011 singing Haydn's Kleine Orgelmesse and John Rutter's Requiem. Recent appearances include Pam in The Magic Dream and Minnie in The Prospector at Los Angeles Opera and the title role in Donizetti's Rita with Rochester Lyric Opera. Other career credits include the title roles in Suor Angelica and L’'incoronazione di Poppea, Gretel (Hänsel & Gretel), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Adina (L’'elisir d’'Amore) and Rose (Street Scene), Isabelle/Madeline (The Face on the Barroom Floor), Handel'’s Messiah, Tan Dun’'s Water Passion After St. Matthew, Mozart’'s Exsultate jubilate, Requiem, Coronation Mass, Benedictus sit Deus, Regina Coeli, Dvorak Requiem, Haydn's Creation, Creation Mass, and Lord Nelson Mass, Rutter's Mass of the Children, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Valeri Kikta's La Luce delle Tacite Stelle, Schönberg's 2nd String Quartet, Yehudi Wyner's On This Most Voluptuous Night, Milton Babbit's Phonemena, and premiers of several new works by living composers. She was a 2007 finalist in the Rocky Mountain Region of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and received music performance degrees from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University. Her training extends across the country and abroad, with scholarships to young artist programs in the Berkshires and Italy. Alisa is fluent in Italian and enjoys yoga, running, and the outdoors.