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Raven, Taylor

Taylor Raven

(Hope Mills, North Carolina)

2023–24 Season: Fatima, Omar's Mother, Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels' Omar

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Charmian in John Adams' Antony and Cleopatra; Sister Mathilde in Dialogues of the Carmelites; Flora in La Traviata

Recent and Upcoming: Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Seattle Opera, Finger Lakes Opera, Wolf Trap Opera); Flosshilde in Das Rheingold (Los Angeles Philharmonic); Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony (Colorado Symphony, Handel and Haydn Society); Handel’s Messiah (Memphis Symphony Orchestra); Angelina in La Cenerentola (Kentucky Opera); Joan Clarke in Justine F. Chen's The Life and Death(s) of Alan Turing (Chicago Opera Theater); title role of Carmen (Des Moines Metro Opera); Wowkle in La Fanciulla del West (Cleveland Orchestra); Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte (Houston Grand Opera, LA Opera); Mallika in Lakmé (Washington Concert Opera); Moravec’s Sanctuary Road (North Carolina Opera); world premiere of a song cycle commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Urban Arias); Pauline in Pique Dame (Des Moines Metro Opera); Annio in La Clemenza di Tito (LA Opera); Tebaldo in Don Carlo (LA Opera); Sandman in Hansel and Gretel (LA Opera); Concepción in L’Heure Espagnole (Wolf Trap); concert of Bach arias (American Symphony Orchestra at Alice Tully Hall); Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy (Hollywood Bowl); Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky (New West Symphony); Mahler’s Das Klagende Lied (Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

Merola Opera Program: 2016