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.
21/22 season highlights include debuts at Teatro La Fenice for Fidelio, The Santa Fe Opera for Tristan und Isolde, and returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper for Ariadne auf Naxos, LA Opera for St. Matthew Passion, Houston Grand Opera for Turandot, and The Cleveland Orchestra for Otello. On the concert stage she will give a solo recital at Oper Frankfurt and Cleveland Art Song Festival and record a duet orchestral concert with Russell Braun at the Canadian Opera Company.
Ms. Wilson made her acclaimed London debut in Calixto Bieto’s new production of La forza del destino at the English National Opera, for which she received an Olivier Award nomination. She also inaugurated the new opera house in Kyoto, Japan with Seiji Ozawa in Die Fledermaus. She was heard at Oper Frankfurt for her first performances as the Empress in Die Frau ohne Schatten conducted by Sebastian Weigle and subsequently released by Oehms Classics. In 2019 Ms. Wilson performed Mahler’s 8th Symphony with the L.A. Philharmonic under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel. The concert was recorded for Deutsche Grammaphone and has received two Grammy nominations.