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Amber Wagner


American soprano Amber Wagner was recently featured in Opera News as one of twenty-five artists poised to break out and become a major force in classical music in the coming decade. Recent engagements include an Australian debut with Opera Australia in Melbourne as Sieglinde in Wagner's Die Walküre; the Metropolitan Opera as Senta in Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer, conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, and the title role in Turandot with Vancouver Opera. In Europe, she reprised the title role in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos for her debut with Opéra national de Lorraine à Nancy. Ms. Wagner also made her New York recital debut with the George London Foundation at the Morgan Library and recently completed her first recording of select Wagner works with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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    The timeless conflict of duty versus desire rises like a pyramid in Verdi's towering, impassioned epic. Featuring striking sets and costumes inspired by visionary artist RETNA, Aida is a love triangle for the ages, laid bare against the backdrop of two warring societies spinning out of control.

Amber Wagner