The Kennedy Center

Leah Crocetto


Recognized as a rising star of her generation, soprano Leah Crocetto represented the United States at the 2011 Cardiff BBC Singer of the World Competition as a finalist in the Song Competition. She is a 2010 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals Winner; First Place, People's Choice, and Spanish Prize recipient at the 2009 José Iturbi International Music Competition; and winner of the Bel Canto Foundation Competition. Ms. Crocetto recently debuted in the title role of Verdi's Aida to tremendous critical acclaim at San Francisco Opera, in a new production directed by Francesca Zambello.

Upcoming Events

  • National Symphony Orchestra: Noseda conducts Verdi's <em>Requiem</em> National Symphony Orchestra: Noseda conducts Verdi's Requiem

    Gianandrea Noseda conducts Verdi's Requiem, a spectacular masterpiece composed in memory of an Italian poet and novelist whom Verdi deeply admired. Pairing striking trumpet solos with sweeping symphonic and choral moments, Requiem is a legendary musical experience.

  • Washington National Opera: <em>Don Carlo</em> Washington National Opera: Don Carlo

    Family ties fray and unravel in Verdi's spectacle of forbidden passion, political intrigue, and shattering betrayal set at the height of the Spanish Empire. More than 20 years have passed since WNO last staged this grand masterpiece in four acts, and now a solid-gold cast heralds its return in this stunning new production.

Leah Crocetto