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    Margaret Lattimore

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    Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano Margaret Lattimore has been praised for her “glorious instrument” and dubbed an “undisputed star…who has it all – looks, intelligence, musicianship, personality, technique, and a voice of bewitching amber color,” by the Boston Globe. While she began her career singing the florid works of Händel, Rossini, and Mozart, Ms. Lattimore expanded her repertoire in recent seasons to include the works of Mahler, Verdi and Wagner making her one of the most versatile mezzo-sopranos performing today.

     

    Most recently, Ms. Lattimore reprised the role of Mrs. De Rocher in Dead Man Walking with Opera on the Avalon, sang Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with Pacific Symphony, Costa Rica National Symphony, and Bozeman Symphony, and returned to The Metropolitan Opera for Les contes d’Hoffmann, The Exterminating Angel, The Merry Widow, and Romeo et Juliette. This season, Ms. Lattimore returns to The Metropolitan Opera in their production of Iolanta, performs the role of Filipyevna in Eugene Onegin with the Canadian Opera Company, and sings Verdi’s Requiem with the National Philharmonic at the Kennedy Center, as well as Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with the Sheboygan Symphony.

     

    Ms. Lattimore has become an audience and critic favorite for her one-of-a-kind portrayals throughout her repertoire. Opera News recently said of her singing in The Rake's Progress at the Metropolitan Opera, “Margaret Lattimore, an alumnus of the Met’s Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, has been among the most reliably characterful singers on the Met stage since she returned to the company for featured roles in 2012, after a decade’s absence. Lattimore’s well-voiced, barrelhouse-mezzo Mother Goose, demure in ringlets with a man-compromising amble, made the impact this tricky part sometimes misses.”  The New York Times has similar praise saying,  “Margaret Lattimore…brought an auburn glow to the part of Mother Goose.”The Houston Chronicle wrote of her performance in Verdi’s Requiem “Mezzo-soprano Margaret Lattimore’s vocals were distinguished by her rare intensity, gleaming pure tone, and strong dramatic instincts.”  

     

    Margaret Lattimore is a graduate of the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York at Potsdam and winner of the Eleanor McCollum Award from the Houston Grand Opera Studio, a Jacobson Study Grant from the Richard Tucker Foundation, and the prestigious Vienna Award from the George London Foundation. 

     

    Current Courses

    GR 3 cr. Major Lessons

    UG 2 cr. Major Lessons

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