Pamela Williams


Pamela Williams, mezzo-soprano, has a lengthy and impressive repertoire of recitals, concerts, and operas. In 2018, she had a busy spring and summer singing in South Carolina, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and most recently Brazil!! Pamela, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, has been a member of the Lyric Opera of Chicago chorus since 1999. She has performed and understudied roles in My Fair Lady, Carousel, Tannhäuser, Parsifal, Elektra, Die Meistersinger, Show Boat, Lohengrin, Katya Kabanova, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Turandot, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Der Rosenkavalier, Manon Lescaut, The Cunning Little Vixen and The Marriage of Figaro. In the spring of 2018, Williams premiered the role of Hagar in the new oratorio Abraham composed by Ryan Malone. Among her concert credits are multiple performances of Handel’s Messiah and has also been a featured alto soloist in performances of Haydn’s Lord Nelson Mass, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Mozart’s Requiem, Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace, Verdi’s Requiem, Durufle’s Requiem and Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. The mezzo-soprano appears regularly in recitals in Door County, WI and in the Chicago area. Other opera credits include Miss Todd in Old Maid and the Thief and Sally in A Hand of Bridge with GSU’s Opera Up Close.