2017–18 Season: Flosshilde and Waltraute (Die Walküre) in Der Ring des Nibelungen
Mezzo-soprano Renée Tatum, a former San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow, made her Company debut in 2009 as Annina in La Traviata, and she has returned as Inez in Il Trovatore, the Novice in Suor Angelica, a Slave in Salome, Emilia in Otello, and Flosshilde and Grimgerde in the 2011 Ring cycle. Recent engagements include Flosshilde with the Tanglewood Music Festival, Jenny in The Threepenny Opera at Boston Lyric Opera, Third Flower Maiden in Parsifal at the Metropolitan Opera, soloist in Penderecki’s Credo with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Flosshilde and Grimgerde in Die Walküre at Washington National Opera, and Flosshilde in Das Rheingold at the National Taichung Theater in Taiwan and in Götterdämmerung at Houston Grand Opera. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, she made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 2009 as Inez. Next season sees Tatum returning to the Metropolitan Opera for Nico Muhly’s Marnie and the Ring cycle.