This season, mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford returns to the Metropolitan Opera for A Midsummer Night's Dream and Wozzeck, and appears in concert with the New York Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Seattle Symphony Orchestra, and the Kansas City Symphony.

A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Ms. Mumford made her debut there as Laura in Luisa Miller, and has since appeared as Smeaton in the new production of Anna Bolena, and in productions of Rigoletto, Ariadne auf Naxos,  Il Trittico, Parsifal, Idomeneo, Cavalleria Rusticana, Nixon in China, The Queen of Spades,  the complete Ring Cycle, and The Magic Flute.   Other recent opera engagements have included the title role in the American premiere of Henze’s Phaedra and  the title role in The Rape of Lucretia at the Opera Company of Philadelphia, the title role in Dido and Aeneas at the Glimmerglass Opera,  Ottavia in L'incoronazione di Poppea at the Glyndebourne Opera Festival and the BBC Proms, Isabella in L’Italiana in Algeri at the Palm Beach Opera, the title role in The Rape of Lucretia, conducted by Lorin Maazel at the Castleton Festival; the title role in Carmen at the Crested Butte Music Festival, Principessa in Suor Angelica and Ciesca in Gianni Schicchi with the Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano in Italy; and the title role in La Cenerentola at Utah Festival Opera. ... read full bio