Delores Ziegler

Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano, received the bachelor of music from Maryville College and the master of music from UT (1979). She made her operatic stage debut in Knoxville in 1978 as Verdi’s Flora. In 1978–79 she was a member of the Santa Fe Opera apprenticeship program. In 1978 she appeared as Verdi’s Maddalena in St. Louis. She made her European operatic debut in Bonn in 1981 as Dorabella. In 1982 she sang for the first time at the Cologne Opera, and in 1984 she appeared as Dorabella at her Glyndebourne debut and as Bellini’s Romeo at her La Scala debut in Milan. She has appeared in the world’s greatest opera houses with numerous companies including the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Vienna Staatsoper, Teatro La Scala, Dresden and Cologne Opera, and the Bolshoi Opera. Her festival credits include the Salzburg Festival, the Glyndebourne Festival, Aix-en-Provence, Athens Festival, and the Florence May Festival. She is the most recorded Dorabella in operatic history. She performed with Pavarotti in a show spotlighting young operatic talent that was broadcast live from New York’s Lincoln Center in 1986. She has discography of more than 20 recordings.

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