This season mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford returns to The Metropolitan Opera for a new production of Berg’s Wozzeck and appears in concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
A graduate of The Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Ms. Mumford has appeared in more than 140 performances with the company, including productions of Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de loin, Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, Verdi’s Rigoletto, Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana, John Adams’s Nixon in China, Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades, and Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Other recent opera engagements have included the premiere of Poul Ruders’s The Thirteenth Child at Santa Fe Opera, Rossini’s Tancredi with Teatro Nuovo, Rossini’s Aureliano in Palmira and Donizetti’s Lucrezia Borgia at the Caramoor Festival, Henze’s Phaedra, Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia, and the world premiere of Daniel Schnyder’s Yardbird at Opera Philadelphia; and Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea at the Glyndebourne Opera Festival and BBC Proms.
Also an active concert performer and recitalist, Ms. Mumford appeared with Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in multiple US and European tours. Other concert engagements have included the New York Philharmonic, The Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Berlin Philharmonic, Netherland Radio Philharmonic, and at the Hollywood Bowl and the Ravinia and Tanglewood festivals. In recital she has been presented in New York by the Marilyn Horne Foundation, the Frick Collection, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society.