Stephanie Blythe sings a passage from Die Walküre in 2013, with the Seattle Opera Orchestra conducted by Asher Fisch.
Stephanie Blythe has sung Fricka and the Second Norn in all Seattle Ring performances since 2000, and she began singing Waltraute in Götterdämmerung in 2009. Other roles at Seattle Opera include the title role in Carmen, Isabella in L’italiana in Algeri, Amneris in Aida, and Dame Quickly in Falstaff. She has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Opéra National de Paris, among others. Her many roles include Ulrica in Un ballo in maschera, Azucena in Il trovatore, Ježibaba in Rusalka, Orfeo in Orfeo ed Euridice, Cornelia in Giulio Cesare, Jocasta in Oedipus Rex, Baba the Turk in The Rake’s Progress, Mère Marie in Dialogues des Carmélites, Eudige in Rodelinda, three roles in Il Trittico: Frugola, La Zia Principessa, and Zita, Auntie in Peter Grimes, and Ino/Juno in Semele. She has recently toured the US with the two programs We’ll Meet Again: The Songs of Kate Smith and an All-American song program, which culminated in a Live From Lincoln Center broadcast on PBS and a recital in Carnegie Hall.
Last Updated: August 2013