Nancy Maultsby

Professor of Voice
B.M., Westminster Choir College

Nancy Maultsby

Nancy Maultsby

Professor of Voice

B.M., Westminster Choir College

Contact:

nmaultsb@bw.edu

Mezzo-soprano Nancy Maultsby continues to enjoy a long career which includes a wide range of roles in some of the world’s most prestigious opera houses and concert halls. In the U.S., she has performed principal roles at Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Washington National Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Dallas Opera and The Santa Fe Opera, to name a few. Internationally, her career has taken her to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome, Teatro Colon (Buenos Aires), Opera de Montreal, Staatsoper Stuttgart and Semperoper Dresden among others.

She has enjoyed frequent engagements with leading orchestras, including The Cleveland Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony and The Chicago Symphony, with many of the world's most renowned conductors including Zubin Mehta, Lorin Mazel, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Anthony Pappano, Pierre Boulez, Franz Welser Möst, Wolfgang Sawallisch and countless others.

In addition to a recording of Mendelssohn’s "Elijah" with Antonio Pappano, Max Bruch’s "Odysseus," and Telarc’s highly-acclaimed recording of Mozart’s "Requiem" – the premiere recording on period instruments with the Boston Baroque. Maultsby can be heard on Telarc’s recording of "Dido and Aeneas," also with the Boston Baroque. She is featured on box sets honoring Christoph von Dohnányi and The Cleveland Orchestra (Mahler’s Symphony No. 2) and Kurt Masur at the New York Philharmonic (Debussy’s "St. Sebastian"). Her recent recordings include "The Lamentation" from Bernstein’s Symphony No. 1 (“Jeremiah”) with Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony for Telarc, Richard Yardumian’s Symphony No. 2 with the Singapore Symphony on BIS, and Wagner opera excerpts on Naxos.

Maultsby, a North Carolina native, is a graduate of Westminster Choir College, where she studied with Lindsey Christiansen, and was a graduate student at Indiana University School of Music, where she studied with Margaret Harshaw. She is an alumna of the Lyric Opera Center for American Artists at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Her students are regularly accepted into top-tier graduate schools and young artist programs.

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