Amber Wagner has received numerous accolades,including the 2007 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Grand Finals. She also was featured in the documentary film The Audition; won the Liederkranz Foundation Competition; Richard Tucker Career Grant award; and Kirsten Flagstad Award from the George London Foundation. She’s been the recipient of a Sullivan Foundation Career Grant, first place winner of the Palm Beach Opera and Palm Springs Opera Guild competitions as well as winner of the Lynne Cooper Harvey Foundation Scholarship from the Musicians Club of Women and winner of the Union League Civic & Arts Foundation Competition.
Ms. Wagner has been invited to make appearances with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, L’Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Chorale, Kansas City Symphony, Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco in Guadalajara, Mexico, Spokane Symphony, Aspen Music Festival, Oregon Symphony, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and the Colorado Symphony.
Among Ms. Wagner’s operatic roles are Leonora in Il Trovatore, Elisabeth in Tannhäuser, and the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with Chicago Lyric Opera. She’s also performed as Leonora in La forza del destino, Washington National Opera; Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera with the Metropolitan Opera; Sieglinde in Die Walküre at Oper Frankfurt, Senta in Der fliegende Holländer with the Savonlinna Opera Festival.