Soprano (United States)
title role in Aida. Previously at HGO: Chrysothemis in Elektra (2018); Leonora in Il trovatore (2013); Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos (2012); Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw (2010); Konstanze in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008); Amelia in A Masked Ball, Pásek’s Wife in The Cunning Little Vixen, Priestess in Aida, and Clorinda in La Cenerentola (all in 2007); Bubikopf in Der Kaiser von Atlantis, Countess in outdoor performances of The Marriage of Figaro, and Cupid in The Coronation of Poppea (all in 2006). HGO Studio artist (2005–07). First prize winner in the 2005 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias.
About the Artist:
HGO Studio alumna Tamara Wilson (2005–07) was seen most recently at HGO as Leonora in Il trovatore (2013); other roles include Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos (2012); Miss Jessel in The Turn of the Screw (2010); Konstanze in The Abduction from the Seraglio (2008); and Amelia in A Masked Ball (2007), among others.She won first prize in HGO’s 2005 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias and won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award in 2016. She began the 2017–18 season as the title role in Aida to open the season at the Washington National Opera in a production by Francesca Zambello; later this season she will make her Paris debut as Sieglinde in Die Walküre with the Mariinsky Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev at the Philharmonie de Paris. She makes her New York Philharmonic debut in Bernstein’s Kaddish Symphony (Symphony No. 3) with Leonard Slatkin to celebrate Bernstein’s Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, and will also debut with the Boston Symphony in the same piece under Giancarlo Guerrero. At the BBC Proms, she will return for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. She makes her Italian debut with Riccardo Chailly and the La Scala Orchestra in Verdi’s Requiem with performances in Pavia, Paris, and Hamburg. Wilson made her Metropolitan Opera debut in Aida and 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.