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Tara Erraught is from Dundalk, Ireland, and studied at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin. She joined the Bayerische Staatsoper Opera Studio in 2008 and has been a resident principal soloist with the company since 2010. In 2013 the Bavarian government bestowed upon Erraught the Pro meritis scientiae et litterarum in recognition for outstanding contribution to the arts. She is only the fifth musician, and the youngest recipient, to be honoured with the annual award since its inception.
Recent engagements: Stéphano Roméo et Juliette (Gran Teatre del Liceu); Hänsel Hänsel und Gretel (The Metropolitan Opera); Carlotta Die schweigsame Frau (Bayerische Staatsoper)
Forthcoming engagements: Despina Così fan tutte (Bayerische Staatsoper); Rosina Il barbiere di Siviglia (Staatsoper Unter den Linden); Alcina Orlando paladino (Münchner Opernfestspiele)