Melody Wilson


With her warm, richly timbred voice, mezzo-soprano Melody Wilson has quickly made a name for herself in the US and Europe.

In 2023-24, she makes important debuts at Carnegie Hall with Mozart’s Réquiem as well as with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Mary in Der fliegende Holländer and with Atlanta Opera as Hermia in El sueño de una noche de verano. She also performs Rossweisse in Die Walküre with Dallas Symphony, Sanctuary Road at the Bach Festival in Orlando, and The Messiah with New West Symphony.

Last season, she joined the ensemble of the Metropolitan Opera as cover for Cousin Blanche in Campeón and returned to Seattle Opera for Fricka in Das Rheingold. She also performed a staged version of Sanctuary Road at the Penn Square Music Festival and Fenena with Washington Concert Opera. Concert appearances included the world premiere of Bodies On the Line by Martin Rokeach with Oakland Symphony and Beethoven’s Noveno with Brooklyn Chamber Orchestra.

In 2022, she appeared with San Francisco Symphony in Brahms’ Alto-Rapsodia, with Dallas Symphony under Maestro Fabio Luisi as Olga in Eugene Onegin, with Oakland Symphony in a recital, with Baltimore Concert Opera as Principessa di Bouillon in Adriana Lecouvreur, with the Princeton Festival as Mrs. Herring, and with Union Avenue Opera as Meg Page in Falstaff. In the fall, she covered two roles at San Francisco Opera: Charmian in Adams’ Anthony and Cleopatra as well as Olga.

Previous engagements highlights include her company debuts with Seattle Opera (Olga), Indianapolis Opera (Suzuki), and Cincinnati Opera (Mercédès) as well as with State Opera Budapest (Maddalena), Wiener Festwochen (Flowermaiden) and the Berliner Festspiele (Flowermaiden). On the concert stage, she performed Sanctuary Road with Chautauqua Symphony and Columbus Symphony as well as Beethoven’s Noveno with Kalamazoo Symphony, Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and Kennett Square Symphony Orchestra.