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  • soprano

Tamara Wilson, American soprano, is rapidly gaining international acclaim for her interpretations of Verdi, Mozart, and Strauss. Ms. Wilson made a triumphant Metropolitan Opera debut in the title role of Aida in the 2014–2015 season. She also debuted the demanding title role of Norma at the Gran Teatre del Liceu and returned to Oper Frankfurt for her first performances as the Empress in Die Frau ohne Schatten. On the concert stage, she debuted with the Cleveland Orchestra in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony under Franz Welser-Möst, the National Symphony in Mendelssohn’s Second Symphony with Matthew Halls and returned to the Baltimore Symphony in Mahler’s Fourth Symphony with Marin Alsop. Next season, Ms. Wilson makes her UK debut as Leonora in La forza del destino at English National Opera in Calixto Bieto’s new production. She also returns to Teatro Municipal de Santiago as Lucrezia Contarini in I due Foscari and Oper Frankfurt as Elisabetta in Don Carlo. In concert, she will sing Mahler’s Fourth Symphony with Orquesta de Sao Paulo under Marin Alsop, a concert version of Verdi’s Otello at the Cincinnati Music Festival with James Conlon, and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Wilson is an alumna of the AMFS.  

Robert Spano, Music Director

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