This season, soprano Wendy Bryn Harmer returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Gutrune and Ortlinde in The Ring Cycle.  

A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera's  Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Ms. Harmer has appeared in their productions of Le nozze di FigaroWar and Peace, Khovanshchina, ParsifalDie Agyptische HelenaJenufa, and the complete Ring Cycle.  She also appeared in the Met's HD broadcasts of the Ring Cycle and The Magic Flute, which have subsequently been released on DVD (Deutsche Gramophone).  Other recent opera engagements have included two important role debuts:  the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos at the Palm Beach Opera and Senta in Die fliegende Holländer, multiple roles in the Seattle Opera's acclaimed production of the Ring Cycle,  Rosalinde in Die Fledermaus at the Houston Grand Opera, Leonore in Fidelio at Opera Omaha, Eglantine in Euryanthe at the Bard Music Festival , Die Walküre at the San Francisco Opera, Glauce in Medea at the Glimmerglas Festival, Wanda  in La Grande-Duchesse de Gérolstein.and Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito at Opera Boston, Adalgisa in Norma at the Palm Beach Opera, and Mimi in La Bohéme at the Utah Opera Festival ... read full bio