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Miah Persson

Fiordiligi, sister to Dorabella, engaged to Guglielmo

Soprano
Hometown: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Met debut: Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, 2009
Has sung many Mozart roles, including such rarely heard parts as Sifare in Mitridate and Sandrina in La Finta Giardiniera. Her discography also includes an album of songs by composers from her native Sweden.
 
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Isabel Leonard

Dorabella, Fiordiligi’s sister, engaged to Ferrando

Mezzo-soprano
Hometown: New York, New York
Met debut: Stephano in Roméo et Juliette, 2007
Attended NYC’s LaGuardia High School and received her musical training at the Juilliard School at Lincoln Center. “I always had the Met in my view—literally. To be part of its productions means to be part of a standard of excellence.”
 
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Danielle de Niese

Despina, the resourceful maid of Fiordiligi and Dorabella

Soprano
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Met debut: Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, 1998
Became the youngest singer ever to enter the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at age 18. Also trained in dance and piano and as a teenager hosted a weekly arts showcase for kids on local Los Angeles television.
 
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Pavol Breslik

Ferrando, Dorabella’s fiancé

Tenor
Hometown: Cadca, Slovakia
Met debut: Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, 2009
Was named “Most Promising Singer of the Year” by the German magazine Opernwelt in 2005, which launched his international career. His extensive repertoire ranges from Handel and Bach to Janáček, Berg, and contemporary composers.
 
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Nathan Gunn

Guglielmo, Fiordiligi’s fiancé

Baritone
Hometown: South Bend, Indiana
Met debut: Ensemble in The Ghosts of Versailles, 1995
A graduate of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, he has sung more than 100 performances of 12 roles with the company. He was the first recipient of the Met’s Beverly Sills Artist Award in 2006.

Read an interview with conductor William Christie.