Few emerging artists have captured the attention of the international opera public as the Irish-born mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught. A member of the Bavarian State Opera ensemble, she won widespread acclaim in February 2011, jumping in on short notice for an ailing colleague to perform Romeo in a new production of Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi. In 2013, her Vienna State Opera debut left critics elated and audiences stunned. A UMS debut.
||Berenice, che fai (Scena di Berenice), H. XXIVa: 10
||Gypsy Songs, Op. 103 (selections)
||Mörike Songs (selections)
||“Addio, o miei sospiri” from Orfeo ed Euridice
||“Voce di donna” from La Gioconda
|Michael William Balfe
||“Non v’è donna più felice” from Falstaff
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Tara Erraught won widespread acclaim in February 2011, first in the title role of a new production of Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges, and next in her unexpected debut in as Romeo in Bellini’s I Capuleti e i Montecchi. .
In her debut season at the Vienna State Opera, she sang Barbiere as well as the premiere performances of a new production of La Cenerentola. During her 2013-2014 season, Erraught is scheduled to make her debut at the Theater an der Wien with a world premiere as well as to return to the Glyndebourne Opera Festival. She will also return for a second North American recital tour, which includes her visit to Ann Arbor.
We welcome Ms. Erraught for her UMS debut performance.