Paula makes her first appearance at the Metropolitan Opera, New York as Stéphano in Bartlett Sher’s new production. Conducted by Emmanuel Villaume with Stephen Costello as Roméo and Pretty Yende as Juliette. Performances March 3, 8, 11, 15, 18. Paula returns to the US in April for performances of Semele (Juno/Ino) with the Handel & Haydn Society in Boston, and for Beethoven 9 with North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. This summer Paula will appear at the Santa Fe Opera Festival as Ruggiero in Alcina and Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus.