Tamara Wilson | Meet the Artists

Soprano. Aida in Aida.


Tamara was born in Arizona and brought up in the Chicago area. She attended the University of Cincinnati – College Conservatory of Music.

A veteran artist with Washington National Opera, Tamara has previously performed in WNO productions of Un Ballo in Maschera as well as Falstaff. The role of Aida will also be a familiar one; she has taken on the beloved role at both the Metropolitan Opera and Opera Australia.

Fun fact! Tamara runs a YouTube channel called Exit Stage Left, in which she gives advice for budding artists and vlogs about her various experiences as a professional opera singer.

Tamara is a force to be reckoned with. She ended up as an unexpected finalist in the 2004 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions after entering on a whim, which set her on the incredible path to operatic stardom. In more recent news, Tamara was a 2016 Olivier Award nominee and the recipient of the renowned 2016 Richard Tucker Award. 

Watch Tamara sing the iconic “O patria mia” aria from Aida:

“Tamara Wilson’s Aida displays a voice of distinctive beauty and apparently effortless power, warm and evenly produced…” – The Opera Critic

Get tickets now to witness the “veritable force of nature” (Chicago Tribune) that is Tamara Wilson in Aida(Note that the role of Aida will be performed by Amber Wagner on certain dates.)

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