Mary Elizabeth Williams

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    Mary Elizabeth Williams in Nabucco (Seizoen 2012-2013)

Abigaille in Nabucco


Member of the Centre de Formation Lyrique at the Opera National de Paris

La Wally (Theater St. Gallen); Adriana Lecouvreur (Washington Concert Opera); Leonora/Il Trovatore (Seattle Opera, New Orleans Opera); Tosca (Arizona Opera, Michigan Opera Theatre, New Orleans Opera, Virginia Opera); Goddess of the waters/Amistad (Spoleto Festival U.S.A.); Serena/Porgy and Bess (Seattle Opera); Aida (Atlanta Opera, Arizona Opera, Staatstheater Oldenburg); Cilla/Margaret Garner (Michigan Opera Theatre); Leonora (cover)/Il Trovatore (Opéra Bastille)
Performance on Radio France during an interview and retrospective on renowned pianist Dalton; performance with Thomas Hampson in concert at the Théâtre du Châtelet

Winner of the Lyric Artist, given every year by the Bastille’s Cercle Carpeaux
Winner of the Concours Clermont-Ferrand
Finalist in the Concours Reine Elisabeth (2004)
Recent and future productions
Amelia/Un ballo in maschera (Theater Basel); Abigaille/Nabucco (Vlaamse Opera, Oper Stuttgart, Welsh National Opera): Tosca (Welsh National Opera); Aida (Teatro Massimo, Palermo) Odabella/Attila (Theater St. Gallen)

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