The American mezzosoprano has made important company debuts in the Ring at the Metropolitan Opera (Rossweisse/Die Walküre, DVD) and Washington National Opera (Erda/Das Rheingold, followed by Schwertleite/ Die Walküre, Erda/Siegfried, and First Norn/Götterdämmerung). She has also sung Schwertleite at Toronto’s Canadian Opera Company and returned there last season as the First Norn. Ammann’s European appearances include Geneva’s Grand Théâtre (Third Lady/The Magic Flute), Essen’s Aalto-Musiktheater (Ježibaba/Rusalka, new production), and many featured roles as a member of the Stuttgart State Opera ensemble. She has also been heard as Brangäne/Tristan und Isolde (Casals Festival), Beatrice/Le donne curiose (Wolf Trap Opera), and the Beggar Woman/Sweeney Todd (National Symphony Orchestra). Ammann is an alumna of the Resident Artist Program at Pittsburgh Opera (Lucia di Lammermoor, Rinaldo, Eugene Onegin, Falstaff, The Rape of Lucretia) and the Gerdine Young Artist Program at Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (Eugene Onegin, Madama Butterfly, Salome). Her concert appearances include the Pittsburgh Symphony, Erie Philharmonic, and Sioux County Oratorio and Symphony. Upcoming engagements include Dame Quickly/Falstaff with Opera Omaha and the Old Lady/Candide with the South Dakota Symphony.
Previously at Lyric: Rossweisse/Die Walküre (2017|18); Flosshilde/Das Rheingold (2016/17).
Last updated: November 1, 2017