Tara Erraught

Tara Erraught

Tara Erraught
Mezzo soprano

A rich, radiant voice, expansive range and dynamic stage presence are Tara Erraught’s hallmarks. Her extensive repertoire includes Mozart, Rossini, Strauss, Bellini, Dvořák, Gounod and Handel as well as contemporary composers.


    Opera highlights include Niklausse (Les contes d’Hoffmann) and Hänsel at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Stéphano (Roméo et Juliette) at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Angelina (La Cenerentola) at the Munich Opera Festival and Annio (La clemenza di Tito) together with Joyce DiDonato and Rolando Villazón and conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.

    Erraught made 47 role debuts with the Bayerische Staatsoper, including Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Hänsel, Despina (Così fan tutte), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) and Komponist (Ariadne auf Naxos). She made her triumphant US debut at Washington National Opera as Angelina (La Cenerentola), and made her role debut as Octavian (Der Rosenkavalier) at Glyndebourne Festival and the BBC Proms. Aside from Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) she sang in the new production of La Cenerentola at the Wiener Staatsoper, earning accolades from the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung as the ‘New Queen of Belcanto’.

    Past recital and orchestral performances include engagements at the Schubertiade with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks under Herbert Blomstedt, with the Minnesota Orchestra conducted by Simone Young, and at Wigmore Hall in London. She has also performed in New York’s Carnegie Hall and The Kennedy Center in Washington.