World News – CA – Obituary: Soprano Erin Wall dies at 44 – Opera Wire


Erin Wall, one of the greatest sopranos in the world, has died at the age of 44 after a long illness

Bewitching audiences with his beautiful voice, his theatrical prowess and his immense repertoire, Wall quickly conquered the main stages of world opera, notably the Metropolitan Opera House, the Teatro alla Scala, the Wiener Staatsoper, the Opera National de Paris, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Canadian Opera Company, Washington National Opera, Bergen State Opera, Oslo Opera Den Norske, Theater an der Wien and Bayerische Staatsoper, among others

Wall was also an avid concert artist, performing in major concert halls, such as the Tonhalle Zürich, the Calgary Philharmonic, the Toronto Symphony, the Concertgebouw, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Bayerische Rundfunksorchester, Orchester Symphonique de Montréal, Boston Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, Orchester de Paris and Hessische Rundfunk, among others She has participated in major opera festivals, including Aix-en- Provence, the Edinburgh International Festival and the Grant Park Music Festival

Wall, who studied at Western Washington University, Rice University, the Aspen Music Festival, and the Music Academy of the West, left many recordings, including that of the San Francisco Symphony of Symphony No. by Beethoven 9, Virgin Classics DVD of « Così fan tutte » by Mozart recorded live at the Aix-en-Provence festival, ArtHaus DVD of Britten’s War Requiem, « Messiah » by Handel and « Stabat Mater » by Dvořák, among others

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