The celebrated American soprano, making her TDO, first appeared at the Metropolitan Opera in 2014 as Musetta/La bohème. She triumphed there three years later in her role debut as Roxane/Alfano’s Cyrano de Bergerac. She has previously starred as Tosca at the Met, as well as at Dresden’s Semperoper, New Orleans Opera, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. This season Rowley debuts at the Opéra de Marseille in this role; makes her house and role debut as Amelia Grimaldi/Simon Boccanegra (new production) at Opernhaus Zürich; and portrays Verdi’s Aida at the Opéra National de Paris (new production). Other recent house/role debuts include Prague’s National Theatre (Amelia/Un ballo in maschera) and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu (Aida). Another recent Verdi portrayal is Leonora/Il trovatore at Florence’s Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, sung after previous successes in the role at the Opéra National de Paris and the Met. During 2018/2019 she sang her first performances of the title role/Adriana Lecouvreur (Met) and Valentine/Les Huguenots (Semperoper Dresden). In 2018 she earned acclaim in the inaugural season of Will Crutchfield’s summer bel canto festival, Teatro Nuovo, singing the title role/Simon Mayr’s Medea in Corinto.