Vanessa Becerra returns to HGO after making her company debut as a Woman in the 2019 world premiere of El Milagro del Recuerdo/The Miracle of Remembering. During the 2022-23 season she performs as Rosina in The Barber of Seville with Amarillo Opera, Marie in La fille du regiment with Minnesota Opera, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro with Opera Omaha, and Gilda in Rigoletto with Intermountain Opera Bozeman. Last season, performed as Rosina in The Barber of Seville with Intermountain Opera Bozeman; Alicia Hernández in Sankaram’s Rise, part of the world premiere tetralogy Written in Stone, with Washington National Opera; Marzelline in Fidelio with Austin Opera; and Belle in La Belle et la Bête with Opera Parallèle. Additional recent appearances include Zerlina in Don Giovanni with Washington National Opera and Maria in West Side Story with Lyric Opera of Kansas City, The Glimmerglass Festival, and Atlanta Opera. She also joined the roster of The Metropolitan Opera and returned to Opera Omaha as Lise in Glass’s Les enfants terribles. A graduate of LA Opera’s Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program, Becerra received her master’s degree from The Boston Conservatory.