In addition to singing in the Los Angeles Master Chorale, soprano Julia Metzler is an active opera and concert soloist. Recent roles include Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, (Pasadena Opera), Micaëla inThe Tragedy of Carmen, (Opera UCLA), and the title role in Gustav Holst's Savitri (Pasadena Pro Musica.) In Summer of 2017, she was a Vocal Fellow at Music Academy of the West.
A frequent opera competitor, Ms. Metzler is a current finalist in the Western Region division of the Metropolitan Opera National Council awards. She has received top awards from the Pacific Musical Society Competition, the Mondavi Center Young Artists Competition, and the Palm Springs Opera Guild Competition.
In summer of 2011, Ms. Metzler participated in the I Sing International Festival, a Chinese summer program designed to introduce western singers to Mandarin as a lyric language. She has subsequently performed in China several more times, and has performed concerts of Chinese music across the United States and in Paris.
Ms. Metzler has performed and been interviewed on the NPR radio show “From the Top,” and was featured in the HBO series “Masterclass” with Plácido Domingo.