British-American Soprano Elizabeth Novella is currently a Resident Artist at Guild Hall with Lisette Oropesa. She was recently named a Finalist of the Tenor Viñas Competition with the Gran Teatre Liceu del Barcelona. In December, she made her house and role debut as The Mother in Amahl and the Night Visitors with St. Petersburg Opera and this past September she sang Adele in Die Fledermaus with The Muses Project. In 2023, she will return to Sarasota Opera to sing Giovanna in Ernani and cover Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. Previously with Sarasota Opera, Ms. Novella has covered the roles of Leïla in Les Pecheurs des perles, Marie in La Fille du Régiment, and Musetta in La Bohème, and has performed Giannetta in L'Elisir d'Amore "with a rich voice and fine comic timing". Ms. Novella was Antonia in Les Contes d'Hoffmann with the Aspen Music Festival, for which the press hailed, "Novella dazzled with rich sound and impressive intensity". Also in Aspen, Ms. Novella sang the role of Maia in the first fully-staged production of Theofanidis' The Cows of Apollo and performed “I want magic” in a Masterclass with the legendary Renée Fleming. Other credits include Peg in Carlisle Floyd's Prince of Players with The Little Opera Theatre of New York, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) with Venture Opera, Gertrud (Hänsel und Gretel) with Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater and both Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) and Suor Genovieffa (Suor Angelica) with The Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival. Her concert work includes Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the New York Philharmonic and Gilda (Rigoletto) with the American Symphony Orchestra (Tōn). Ms. Novella is a native New Yorker and splits her time between NYC and Sarasota, FL.