Ashley Emerson makes her Seattle Opera debut in 2010 creating the role of Young Amelia in the world premiere of Daron Aric Hagen’s Amelia. This season Emerson has been seen at the Metropolitan Opera as Barbarina in Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro and the Young Lover in Puccini’s Tabarro. A graduate of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artists Development Program, Emerson has also appeared in the company’s productions of Puccini’s Rondine and Verdi’s Macbeth. Other recent performances include Brahms’ Liebeslieder Walzer and Mozart’s Requiem. Future engagements include Blonde in Mozart’s Entführung aus dem Serail at Tanglewood, Papagena in Mozart’s Zauberflöte at the Met, and leading roles with Opera Theatre of St. Louis and PORTopera.