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Tamara Wilson


About this Artist

GRAMMY® Award winning Soprano Tamara Wilson continues to garner international recognition for her interpretations of Verdi, Mozart, Strauss and Wagner and is the 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.

23/24 season highlights include debuts with Opéra national de Paris for Turandot and a new Peter Sellars’ production of Bellini’s Beatrice di Tenda and 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 Deutsche Oper Berlin for Tristan und Isolde. On the concert stage she will debut with the Barcelona Symphony and Berlin Philharmonic in Erwartung, Rotterdam Philharmonic in Die Walküre, and return to the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Fidelio.

Operatic highlights of Ms. Wilson’s career include Turandot, Lohengrin, Tosca, Ernani, Tristan und Isolde, Fidelio, Ariadne auf Naxos, Otello, Un ballo in Maschera, Don Carlo, Don Carlos, Aida, Il trovatore, Elektra, La forza del destino, Die Fledermaus, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Die Feen, I due Foscari, Falstaff, Un giorno di regno, Simon Boccanegra, Idomeneo, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, Il corsaro, and Norma. She regularly appears on the stages of the world’s leading opera houses including The Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Oper Frankfurt, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro La Fenice, The Santa Fe Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Dutch National Opera, Canadian Opera Company, Teatro alla Scala, Arena di Verona, Washington National Opera, English National Opera, Opernhaus Zürich, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Teatro de la Maestranza, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Opera Australia, and Théâtre du Capitole.

Tamara enjoys frequent collaboration with the world’s foremost conductors including Valery Gergiev, Seiji Ozawa, Gustavo Dudamel, Yannick Nézét-Seguin, Marin Alsop, Carlos Rizzi, Lorenzo Viotti, Franz Welser-Möst, Edo de Waart, James Conlon, Johannes Debus, Enrique Mazzola, Harry Bicket, Eun Sun Kim, James Gaffigan, Leonard Slatkin, Mark Wiggleworth, Daniel Oren, Sebastian Weigle, and Matthew Halls. 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 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, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra among others.

In recital Ms. Wilson frequently partners with Warren Jones and has given recitals at Oper Frankfurt, Source Song Festival, Performance Santa Fe, Cleveland Art Song Festival, and recorded a duet orchestral concert with Russell Braun at the Canadian Opera Company. As champion of new music, she commissioned and recorded Tiffany’s Spellbook by Evan L. Snyder. An 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. Available on Lexicon Classics and popular streaming platforms. Additional recordings include Die Frau ohne Schatter conducted by Sebastian Weigle and released by Oehms Classics.