2017–18 Season: Liu in Turandot
Soprano Toni Marie Palmertree made her San Francisco Opera debut as A Heavenly Voice in 2016's production of Don Carlo. She is a second-year San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow and a participant of the 2015 Merola Opera Program where she was featured in the Schwabacher Summer Concert. Her many awards include the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Awards (Pittsburgh), as well as finalist in the National Opera Association Voice Competition, the Classical Singer Voice Competition, and the International Moniuszko Voice Competition in Warsaw, Poland. She took first place in the Long Leaf Opera of North Carolina Voice Competition, the Kennett Square Symphony Voice Competition, and the Marcella Sembrich competition. Operatic roles include Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus, Alison in Wandering Scholar, the High Priestess in Aida, Susannah in Susannah, Musetta and Mimì in La Bohème, and Alice in Falstaff. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland.