Cara Gabrielson was a 2020 national semifinalist in the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition. As a 2019–20 Emerging Artist at Opera Idaho, she sang the title role in Acis and Galatea, covered the title role and sang Poussette in Manon, and covered Mimì in La bohème. Ms. Gabrielson has been presented as a solo recitalist by the Oregon Bach Festival and Portland Opera Guild and was the soloist in Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Charles Ives’s Psalm 90 conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas with the SF Symphony. Ms. Gabrielson graduated from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and is an alumna of the Georg Solti Accademia di Bel Canto, Tafelmusik Baroque Summer Fellowship, Opera Saratoga Young Artist Program and Houston Grand Opera’s Young Artists Vocal Academy. She made her San Francisco Symphony debut as the soprano soloist in J.S. Bach’s Magniﬁcat in 2018.