Tamara Mumford

Mezzo-soprano Tamara Mumford studied both at the State University of her native Utah and at Yale University and began her stage career as part of the Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera, where she made her debut in 2006 and has since appeared onstage in more than 130 performances. She has sung Britten’s Lucretia at the Opera Company of Philadelphia and at Lorin Maazel’s Castleton Festival, Purcell’s Dido at Glimmerglass Opera, and Ottavia in Monteverdi’s Poppea at the Glyndebourne Festival. As a concert performer Mumford has worked with such conductors as Gustavo Dudamel, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, James Levine, and Donald Runnicles. Engagements during the 2012-13 season include her debuts with such ensembles as the San Francisco and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras. She also regularly performs lieder at venues including the Marlboro Festival and as part of the series Richard Goode and Friends.

February 2013