Michelle Trainor, a Massachusetts native, makes her Odyssey Opera debut and has recently made her debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in their performance of Der Rosenkavalier under the direction of Andris Nelsons. Ms. Trainor performed Wagner’s Liebestod from his Tristan und Isolde with Brookline Symphony Orchestra and was the soloist in Vaughan Williams’ A Sea Symphony with New World Chorale. She will be returning to the Boston Lyric Opera stage singing the role of Marcellina in their production of Le Nozze di Figaro. As a Boston Lyric Opera Jane & Steven Akin Emerging Artist alumna she has sung roles in their productions of The Inspector, Macbeth, Clemency, The Magic Flute, The Merry Widow, and The Love Potion. Michelle has recorded Schubert’s Hagar’s Lament on the BIS label with Boston Lyric Opera and was the 2011 recipient of the company’s Stephen Shrestinian Award for Excellence. As a concert soloist she has performed at Carnegie Hall, Il Duomo in Orvieto, Italy and in Boston Ballet’s production of the A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Next season will begin with the World Premiere of Julian Grant’s The Nefarious, Immoral but Highly Profitable Enterprise of Mr. Burke & Mr. Hare with Boston Lyric Opera, singing the role of Helen. Michelle Trainor appears by permission of Boston Lyric Opera.