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TAYLOR RAVEN, Mezzo-soprano

TAYLOR RAVEN
Photo by André Peele

Will appear in Sons of Bach, on December 19, 2019 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. 

Ms. Raven is currently a member of the LA Opera Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program. With the company, she has appeared on the mainstage as Tebaldo in Verdi’s Don Carlo , Sandman in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel , Vanderdendur in Bernstein’s Candide , and Annio in Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito . She returned as a 2019 Filene Artist with Wolf Trap Opera appearing as Concepción in Ravel’s L’heure espagnole and Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia. In the spring of 2020, Ms. Raven will make her debut with the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Grimgerde in Wagner’s Die Walküre and will return in the summer to sing the role of the Mother in Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson’s Blue. She recently made her debut with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra as a soloist in Mahler’s Das Klagende Lied led by James Conlon. She appeared as a soloist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in their 2018 Hollywood Bowl performance of Beethoven Choral Fantasy. She was the first prize winner of the 2018 Loren L. Zachary Competition. She is a recipient of a 2017 Sara Tucker career grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation. Ms. Raven holds degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.