Elisabeth Rom Lucio
Elisabeth Rom Lucio has been a member of the San Francisco Opera Chorus since 1993. A native of Seattle, she has been a soloist with many choral ensembles in the Seattle area, including City Cantabile Choir (Carmina Burana), Seattle Choral Company (Bach Magnificat) and Seattle Pro Musica (Amore in Orfeo ed Euridice). She has been featured as soprano soloist with Pacific Northwest Ballet in their productions of The Nutcracker, Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the NW premiere of David del Tredici's Child Alice.
Operatic appearances include Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro with Seattle Opera, Cis in Albert Herring at the Banff Opera Festival in Alberta, Canada, Micaela in with West Bay Opera, and Gretel in Hansel and Gretel with Townsend Opera Players in Modesto. Other roles she has performed include Papagena in The Magic Flute, Marzelline in Fidelio, Adele in Die Fledermaus and Maria in West Side Story. She has been a Regional Finalist in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, as well as a prize winner in the Eleanor Lieber/Portland Opera vocal competition.
Elisabeth's first musical studies were at the piano. She received her vocal training at the University of Washington. Upon completion of her degree, she participated in the Banff Opera Training Program under the leadership of the late Colin Graham.
Over the past several seasons, Elisabeth has been a member of the Bracebridge Singers, performing in their Yuletide dinners at the Awahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park.
When not performing, Elisabeth devotes her time to her husband, John, and their two daughters, Sophia (age 5) and Camille (age 3).