Adria Caffaro is a mezzo-soprano originally hailing from Omaha, Nebraska. Currently based out of New York City, Caffaro has performed with Cincinnati Opera for the past three seasons, credits include; Ida, (Die Fledermaus), Mary O’Fallin (Morning Star), Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Madeleine Audebert (Silent Night), as well as Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro) for Cincinnati Opera’s Outreach program. Professional credits include: Diana, (La Calisto), Hansel (Hansel and Gretel), Aloès (L’etoile), Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Tisbe (La Cenerentola), and Jennie Hildebrand (Street Scene). Equally at home in new repertoire, experience in new work commissions and workshops includes Gregory Spears’ opera (Fellow Travelers), a workshop for the late Daniel Catán’s (Meet John Doe), and a role in the world premiere of Ricky Ian Gordon’s opera (Morning Star) with Cincinnati Opera. Ms. Caffaro has also been featured as a studio artist with Central City Opera in Colorado, the AIMS Institute in Graz, Austria, and the dell'Arte Opera Ensemble in New York City. Ms. Caffaro is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music under the vocal instruction of William McGraw where she received both her Master of Music and Artist Diploma in Opera degrees.