British mezzo-soprano Wendy Silvester is a versatile performer, with a range of experience in operatic roles, and on the concert stage.
In the 2019-2020 season, Wendy made her role debut as Erda in Wagner's Das Rheingold with Tarnhelm Opera. She also sang her first Rossweisse in Wagner's Die Walküre with the New York Dramatic Voices. Other plans for the rest of the season include Maddelena in Verdi Rigoletto, and Miss Todd in Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief.
Wendy is also honoured to be a recipient of the 2020 Richard Wagner Stipendienstiftung, and looks forward to attending this program of events in Bayreuth next year.
Highlights from the 2018-2019 season included Wendy's debut with Utah Vocal Arts Festival, in the role of Dritte Dame in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte. She also performed excerpts from the roles of Mother in Menotti's The Consul, Laura in scenes from Ponchielli's La Gioconda, and Mistress Quickly from Verdi's Falstaff with Utah Vocal Arts Festival, in their Dramatic Voices Showcase.
On the concert stage, Wendy has performed with the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, under the baton of Carlo Rizzi, as well as the Bolton Symphony Orchestra, and the Pegasus Baroque Orchestra.