Soprano NICOLLE FOLAND has quickly become a favorite of American opera audiences. Her crystalline voice, beautiful stage presence, and elegant musicianship have won her accolades across the country. Her roles include Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro, Violetta, Donna Anna, and Micaela. She has sung with San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and Los Angeles Opera, and created the role of Kitty Hart in the world premiere of Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking. She can be heard on the CD Faces of Love, a collection of Heggie songs.