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Tamara Wilson


About this Artist

Grammy-winning soprano Tamara Wilson (Leonore) continues to garner international recognition for her interpretations of Verdi, Mozart, Strauss, and Wagner. She is a recipient of the prestigious Richard Tucker Award; other recent honors include an Olivier Award nomination and Grand Prize in the annual Francisco Viñas Competition held at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Spain. 

Wilson’s 2023/24 season highlights include debuts with the Opéra National de Paris for Turandot and a new Peter Sellars production of Bellini’s Beatrice di Tenda and with the Opéra National de Lyon for concert performances of Adriana Lecouvreur. Additional performances include a return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for Der fliegende Holländer and to Deutsche Oper Berlin for Tristan und Isolde. On the concert stage, she debuts with the Barcelona Symphony and Berlin Philharmonic in Erwartung and with the Rotterdam Philharmonic in Die Walküre, and she returns to the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Fidelio. 

Wilson enjoys frequent collaboration with the world’s foremost conductors, including Valery Gergiev, Gustavo Dudamel, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Marin Alsop, Carlo Rizzi, Lorenzo Viotti, Franz Welser-Möst, Edo de Waart, and James Conlon. Orchestral highlights include Verdi’s Messa da Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, Bruckner’s Te Deum, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 2, and Bernstein’s Symphony No. 3, performing with The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, BBC Proms, Netherlands Radio Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. 

As a champion of new music, Wilson commissioned and recorded Tiffany’s Spellbook by Evan L. Snyder. This ever-growing song cycle with modular sections that allow the performer to choose any number of “internal” spells, in any order, to program for any given performance is available on Lexicon Classics and popular streaming platforms. Her recordings also include Die Frau ohne Schatten conducted by Sebastian Weigle and released by Oehms Classics.