Melody Wilson

Albert Herring

With her warm, richly timbred voice, mezzo-soprano Melody Wilson has quickly made a name for herself in the US and Europe. In 2022, she performed a recital with Oakland Symphony, gave her debut with the San Francisco Symphony in Brahms’s Alto-Rhapsody, and stepped in as Olga in Eugene Onegin with the Dallas Symphony under Maestro Fabio Luisi. Next on her agenda are Principessa di Bouillon in Adriana Lecouvreur with Baltimore Concert Opera, Mrs. Herring in Albert Herring with the Princeton Festival, A Child of Our Time with Oakland Symphony under Maestro Leo Slatkin, Meg Page in Falstaff and Olga in Eugene Onegin with Union Avenue Opera, Sanctuary Road with Chautauqua Symphony, and a gala concert with Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell and the Delaware Symphony. Her engagements in 2021 included her company debuts with Indianapolis Opera as Suzuki in Madama Butterfly and Cincinnati Opera as Mercédès in Carmen, her return to Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ for their New Works, Bold Voices program (3 commissioned operas) as well as Beethoven’s Ninth with Kalamazoo Symphony. Melody Wilson is a five-time recipient of the Jessye Norman Fellowship and a winner of the “Gabriela Benacková Competition” in Prague and the “International Czech and Slovak Competition.”

Melody Wilson, mezzo-soprano
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