Elisa Sutherland is known for her detailed, stylistic interpretations of both early and new music. She has performed as a soloist with ensembles ranging from American Bach Soloists to the Apollo Chorus of Chicago. Elisa was the first place winner of the inaugural Handel Aria Competition in Madison, Wisconsin, and has won Encouragement and District awards at the Met Opera Auditions. Recent opera roles include Dido in Dido and Aeneas, Dorabella in Cosi fan tutte, Ottavia in L'incoronazione di Poppea and Nancy in Albert Herring. This upcoming season, Elisa will perform extensively with Philadelphia's The Crossing, DC's The Thirteen, New York's Ekmeles and her own vocal sextet, Variant 6.